Turquoise Shell Inn
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... as the name implies, are a bit more bitter than the oranges we're used to. I apparently just missed the season for "Caribbean durian" which I'm bummed about, but I'm sure there are equally weird foods out here I have yet to try.
Well, not much else to tell you about the day. That's not true - I saw a ton of bats as we sat on the restaurant patio. I love bats! That made my night.
The tree frogs are singing their lullabies. Goodnight from Saba.
... the massive amplifiers which drive the mountains of speakers strapped down with thick webbing onto the
front.... with another mountain also facing the back. Just so the dancers can ‘hear’ the musical beat. Well I have to tell you, you’d have to be on another planet not to hear this enormous cacophony of sound. And then just when you’d think it couldn’t get any louder.......... ...
... will to actually start it. Well, now seemed as good a time as any. And surprisingly it all went well and the towel rail was finally secured and would never ever fall off the wall again. While putting the tools away glanced out the huge glass doors leading to the lagoon and thought to myself, "that’s strange! I could have sworn we watched this yacht mooring up! And only about an hour ago. Then the mariners, a man & a woman clambered off the back; ...
... wind angle keeping the boat moving fast. A typical Navigator Donna report to Helmsman Dave: "You’re 4 yards good to windward above the lay line to the mark." It was definitely a team effort.
We hit the finish line off Philipsburg among the Bareboat 2 class – despite their one hour head start - at 15:09:05 for an elapsed time of 03:59:05. After sailing back to Simpson Bay to anchor for the night, we went ashore to the ...
... classes were each grouped into two sub-divisions and assigned to one of two “starting circles”, A or B. This permitted two simultaneously run starting lines for each race – located a mile or two apart – in order to get all 200+ boats in the 16 classes started in half the time – each class getting its own start.
The Starting Circles consisted of a committee boat and a nearby inflatable buoy set perpendicular ...