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BVI April 2014

Full Friday

Full Friday

How full can one Friday be? Start with yoga on the bow of a private yacht in the Caribbean. Make an epic swim, eat a great lunch, explore underwater caves, reach the southern most point of the British Virgin Islands,…

Shooting the Moon

Shooting the Moon

Great breezes for sleeping last night. Mountain point always feels a little wilder than the rest of Virgin Gorda. Very little light pollution, not many other boats around. I hustled all day yesterday and was done with the blog early…

Surrender.

Surrender.

Salt Island is a favorite of Promenade. Salt Bay happens to be Kerry’s favorite haunt, and it’s true this shallow bay always has something interesting to toss into the ring. Amazing soft colors underwater, crazy wildlife we don’t often see…

The gifts of Peter.

The gifts of Peter.

Quiet sunrise. Little Harbour was still this morning. The first sound or ripple was made by our swimmers jumping in at 0800. We headed east around the harbor, swimming an underwater limbo beneath the stern lines of neighboring yachts. I…

Just getting started.

Just getting started.

Last night, after our night swim (Hi! Welcome! You’re on SwimVacation!) and great, filling dinner, everyone slept. We shut off the generator around 11 – hatches open and doors ajar, cool breezes moved through the boat, keeping everyone comfortable in…

Firsts.

Firsts.

Lots of new experiences already this week – it starts with our departure point being in St. Thomas, in the USVI. We mostly did this because of Promenade’s schedule, but it gives us a new and interesting jump off point…

What’s Old is New Again

What’s Old is New Again

If you walk into my studio today you’ll see a mix of SwimVacation evidence. My bags from our March 24-30 trip not quite unpacked – standing, mouths agape, gear a jumble in them, having been pawed through and poached for…