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BVI March 2012 Trip B

Goodbye BVI

Home in my own bed after two busy crazy wonderful weeks aboard Promenade. I’m always amazed how I can wake up in one part of the world and go to bed that night in another – perhaps the transition is…

March 30: Day 5

March 30: Day 5

Friday.   Last wake up out in the islands. We got off to a slow start after last night’s rage at Willy T’s. We postponed our morning swim until we could move the boat to White Bay, Peter Island. No…

March 29: Day 4

March 29: Day 4

Mangroves serve many functions in aquatic environments, and we take advantage of many of them on Tortola for a unique swim. It’s the kind of place that you have to slow down a bit and focus on the sea bed…

March 28: Day 3

March 28: Day 3

We woke up anchored off Anegada this morning, a gentle breeze blowing for the first time in 2 days. The water here is a little hazy, the price we pay for the very fine white sand beach. We often skip…

March 27: Day 2

March 27: Day 2

Day 2 – No wind. Usually when someone on a sailboat writes those 2 words, they are not happy. However, this boat is full of swimmers, and while wind is an accepted fact in open water swimming, the complete lack…

March 26: Day 1

March 26: Day 1

Tonight, along with all of the male guides and guests, I ate conch penis. But I’m getting ahead of myself. Morning swim/stroke filming at Mountain Point, Virgin Gorda.  Flat calm water. This gives Captain Bazza and Admiral Kerry an idea:…

Week Two – Welcome Aboard

Week Two – Welcome Aboard

        Hopper here. The first half of day one is bossy. We get bossed by the yacht owners, we in turn have to be bossy to our new guests with orations on how to flush the toilets…

Crazy Guide Arrival – Week 2

Crazy Guide Arrival – Week 2

Hopper here, taking over blog duties. Travel day for me: 4:00 a.m. wake up, various winged and wheeled vehicular locomotion, including a whole row to myself on a direct flight to Puerto Rico. JetBlue is awesome. The staff is more…