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  • Britican Is Sailing Again!

    After five months of lockdown in Grenada due to Covid restrictions we’ve finally been able to start sailing again. Britican is sailing again and it feels AMAZING. When we first headed out of the marina and turned straight into the Atlantic Ocean both my husband, Simon, and I wondered if Click here for full post: […] More

  • Lucky Boat: Antigua During COVID-19

    As we sailed from Recife, Brazil to the Caribbean, the world started to shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  We’d made the decision to aim for Antigua, which ended up being absolutely perfect. We arrived in St John’s, the only port of entry open, on March 26th and cleared Click here for full post: […] More

  • Antigua – Part 2

    During the first week of March, the more I read the news, the more I realised life here in the Caribbean was not in a protected bubble but would be changing very soon. With the Coronavirus spreading rapidly around the world and hundreds of people starting to die from it Click here for full post: […] More

  • Antigua – Part 1

    I had been looking forward to visiting Antigua for a long time. Renowned for it’s racing regattas and parties it promised to be good fun. The sail up from Guadeloupe on the 29th January was one of the best, a beam reach in 15kts wind under cotton wool clouds and Click here for full post: […] More

  • Dominica, Les Saints and Guadeloupe

    Before leaving Martinique in mid January I made sure to stock Fathom up with food and make the most of the good selection and better prices available. A cruiser favourite is definitely the duck confit – seared duck breast and legs in a can of duck fat. 12 pieces in Click here for full post: […] More

  • Martinique (Part 2)

    Since setting sail from the U.K in 2016 I have had four Christmas Day’s away from home. The first was celebrated with my Atlantic crossing buddies in St Lucia, for 2017 I was in New Zealand, 2018 with my Indian Ocean sailor family in South Africa and now for 2019 Click here for full post: […] More

  • Saint Lucia & Martinique (Part 1)

    December 2019: With gale force reinforced tradewinds on the way imminently there was just time to sail up to Saint Lucia but it was still a feisty windward bash, particularly in the acceleration zones at the north of Saint Vincent and the southern tip of Saint Lucia. As ever, Fathom Click here for full post: […] More

  • Saint Vincent & the Grenadines

    The anchorage at Tyrell Bay on the island of Carriacou is one of my favourites in the Carribbean and I had enjoyed my visit in early 2017. But this time round I was struggling a little, no longer crossing oceans and sailing to a timeframe, and with all of the Click here for full post: […] More

  • Spectacular Saba

    Saba is stunning and unique. When asked about our favorite places, Saba is always top of our mind. Bob wrote a really nice blog back in 2017 after our initial introduction to this Dutch island. Below are some highlights from our most recent visit.Disclaimer: We cheated this time and traveled Click here for full post: […] More

  • 10 Reasons To Spend Hurricane Season In Grenada

    Are you trying to determine where to spend hurricane season while sailing the Caribbean? There are several spots to choose from but our favorite is Grenada. Watch this video to hear our 10 reasons why Grenada is a top spot. And read below for more information. 1. Grenada rarely Click here for full post: […] More

  • Grenada – for the 3rd time

    I returned to Grenada on the 20th October feeling refreshed after 4 months away from the boat. It had been great to stay with Anny and Carl in Canada and help them with some DIY and gardening work, a beautiful part of the world for sure. Then I had travelled Click here for full post: […] More

  • …And Barbuda

    The name of the country is Antigua and Barbuda, but in all the previous times we’ve been to Antigua, we’ve never visited this island until now.  It’s not the easiest place to get to or be at in a sailboat but if you make the effort, it can be really Click here for full post: […] More

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