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  • Sailing St Martin – The Best Anchorage Is…

    When sailing St Martin what is the best anchorage to visit? Watch our Sailing St Martin Video and then read our 13 reasons why our favorite spot to drop our hook is…(watch to find out)! Sailing St Martin – And The Best Anchorage Is (drumroll)  Sailing St Click here for full post: Twitter: […] More

  • Love Boat in the Caribbean 21.11.2020 – 04.12.2020

    Find inner and outer peace with us on a Caribbean cruise! The plan also includes yoga, meditation and the basics of tantra! The last few months have been a time of quite big changes. We have lost the feeling of “stabilization” and we are starting to verify our life priorities. Many fears and uncertainties appeared. […] More

  • POLICE searched our SAILBOAT! Can we legally say NO next time?

    Local police asked to board our sailboat in Saint Lucia. We invited them and then 6 officers flipped our home upside down in few hours. Do you have any similar experience. Are we legally allowed to refuse next time?(please turn on english subtitles)Ania & Bartek s/y POLY EXTRA CONTENT FOR OUR PATRONS ONLYMore episodes are […] More

  • 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

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