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Day 7 and beyond

Day 7 and beyond

  I’m still rocking. Saturday – guests begin to drift away from us on Promenade early in the morning. Hugs and thanks and promises to stay in touch. I pack up all the gear i’ve spread all over the boat…

Day 6

Day 6

Our last full day – very full indeed. Big swim in the morning at Norman Island, which brought us to the southern most tip of the archipelago of the British Virgin Islands. Back into Privateer Bay, to the caves –…

Day 5

Day 5

We woke up in Muskmellon Bay to a bright beautiful warm sunny awesome day. Before I go any further, a note on how we do breakfast on SwimVacation: there are two. The first one is rather simple; yogurt, toast, fruit,…

Day 4

Day 4

Staying flexible….Baths not possible today, so we went to another of our favorite swim spots – Guana Island. We decided it was time for a big swim that would allow this crew to show themselves how far they’ve come in…

Day 3

Day 3

Today, the wind. The wind howled all last night and much of the morning. It made for a rough morning swim in the relative cover of Beef Island, but we did it.  As open water swimmers, we know that sometimes…

Day 2

Day 2

Monday means something different on SwimVacation. No meetings, a commute by sail, and a couple of swims in clear blue water.  It often marks the start of some big changes that happen to people when they get some exercise, some…

Day 1

Day 1

What a strange day I had yesterday – said goodbye to new found swimming friends in the morning, helped Kerry & Bazza get the boat ready for our next charter, picked up my best bud Hopper, met our guest Total…

Day 7 Departures

Day 7 Departures

It happens every time. Strangers come together from across the miles, they make a leap of faith and try this thing called SwimVacation which sounds like it must be a great time….they board a boat and live together for 7…

Day 6

Day 6

I’m blogging again, blissfully (Alison). This morning might have been my favorite swim! We’re moored at Norman Island – the most southerly tip of the BVI. We set off to the rocky craggy point – the view was humbling, making…

Day 5

Day 5

Alison here….with every day here, I cannot imagine anything better. That is, until the next day arrives! This morning we woke for the sun rising over the hillside, illuminating the blue green bay on Guana Island. We had the bay…