Queen's Gardens Resort - Hampshire Classic
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Saba, Statia, St. Kitts, Nevis & Montserrat are five small volcanic islands rising steeply from the sea until their peaks brush the clouds. St. Kitts, the highest, is 4,000 ft. The smallest, Statia, is 2,000 feet. The high mountains trap moisture and as a result have a lush, tropical canopy as they ascend. Saba and Statia (St. Eustatius) are part of the Netherlands. St. Kitts ...
So after a wonderful night mixing with the rich and famous, I bet they didn't really know who we were, had a leisurely breakfast before dinghying over to another racing catamaran called Cool Cat. Now isn't that just a brilliant name for a boat! And there we discussed the future plans. It seems that when you sail, and are always at the mercy of the winds and seas
and everything is, now how can I put it without seeming to make a pun out of it? And I think the correct word is ...
Coming into the Caribbean by plane was breathtaking; I've never seen water like it before. The ocean was a gorgeous sapphire colour, while the island were rimmed with a crystal clear turquoise ring. It took me a few minutes to really fathom that I was actually in the Caribbean.
Getting to the cabin when we landed on Saba took us almost to the top of the island, which (if I remember correctly) is 800m at its peak. Our cabin ...
... and they actually had a tour going. (Many of the other operators didn't have a tour going at all this weekend, and some didn't want to do a tour just for 2 people.) We met with David, the tour guide, and got loaded onto the "Safari bus." In addition to us, there were 5 people from the cruise ship.
As we drove around the island to the trailhead, David shared some information with everybody and pointed out some sights. I found it humorous ...
Friends Bob and Beckie arrived as planned on February 19th. Since our SSB failure we had been able to visit the local McDonald's ashore where we could take advantage of their strong wifi connection to communicate with them via email (McMail as we call it). They hopped on the dollar bus just outside the airport to the St. Maarten Yacht Club where we were waiting for them, not too far from our anchorage ...