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... The weather was just beautiful with sunny skies and a nice breeze. We were served a fruit punch drink and found a couple of beach chairs where we relaxed for about an hour. The drink was obviously not spiked with anything since we would be driving again, although I could've used a little something at that point to calm my nerves!
We had been told that the tour would get us back to our ship at 11:30, but we didn't return until almost 1:00!! Island time! We ...
... We've been out to dinner with them several times and yesterday I caught up with Dom whom Graeme and I met last time and became great friends with. We'll be catching up with him again on Tuesday Night for dinner at Lagoonies and we'll also have a dinner with him one night next week at Grand Casa where there are about 30 excellent restaurants on the beach to choose from. Depending on how long we are here, we'll ...
... the yacht would even be back in the water if I was trying to organise it from back home. Its an "island time thing"!
There are lots of characters in this part of the world and the people are very friendly and generous in the sailing community here. As a yacht owner from the "nether regions" of the world you are a kindred spirit so as to speak. The fact that this is a family project intrigues many here and the few that have asked about the new name love the ...
... and activated but it is a satellite system and is reasonably expensive to use. I'll send out details for this service when it is up and running but keep it for urgent contact only.
That's about it for now. I'll let you know how the work is proceeding on the yacht later in the week if there is anything interesting to report or next week when it hopefully will be well advanced.
"Thinking of Dave"
... Then through the clouds as we headed back towards St Maarten still climbing all the way.
“How high will we be going?” I asked nonchalantly. Trying to hide any thoughts of what I
“Ohh, about four and a half thousand meters up,” Marc said hooking my harness to his.
And looking down, I'm sure he was right. The islands looked really tiny from up here.
“Time to go, we're over ze island of Tintamare.”