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Tuesday Tell-Tales.

Since I gave Culebra so much love yesterday, I’d be remiss not to at least give a teeny shout-out to pretty Vieques…you know, Culebra’s next door neighbor in the gorgeous Spanish Virgin Islands!

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^^Seriously, how gorgeous is this island???^^

After a downright perfect 22-mile sail from Culebra, we made an overnight pitstop at this beautiful beach anchorage just the other day. Surprisingly, we had the place all to ourselves for the night after a small mega yacht left us all by our lonesome that same afternoon.

What a nice change of pace that was following three months in the USVI and BVI where we constantly found ourselves in packed out anchorages amongst the hoards of charter boats and cruisers alike. We made the most of our short stay and enjoyed a late picnic sammie lunch on the beach with a few cold brewskies to go alongside. Oliver, of course, was thrilled to find himself able to run wild and free on yet another gorgeous golden sand beach.


And in other randomness on this beautiful Tuesday…

We’re officially on a new yogurt+granola+berries kick! Thank you Culebra for giving us access to fresh groceries once again.

(And yes, fun new yogurt breakfasts qualify as news around here. Lol.)

We, however, accidentally made a gigantic mistake on our yogurt binge and picked up an extra large container of the much grosser and more boring plain jane yogurt instead of our usual yummy vanilla flavored variety. Oh man, what a disappointment that was when Jer and I awoke. Plain yogurt = inedible in my book. Don’t worry, we’ve since remedied the situation. ;)) It was a bowl of non-fat vanilla greek yogurt with granola and fresh raspberries and sliced banana this morning!

So yesterday, I actually busted out leggings and a long-sleeve for the first time in months! I know, shocking that it got down to 74 in the boat. That’s pretty much freezing in the Caribbean if you ask me. ;))

What else?

Jereme, being the super star handyman he is, fixed our semi-broken dinghy engine the other day. Our outboard motor had been in a bit of a funk for the past week or so, running basically at one slow-ish speed and cutting out if you tried any funny business. New spark plugs and a fuel filter (all of which we had in stock on the boat) and that baby is running like new! Yay for that!

That’s all I’ve got for today. Happy Tuesday!

>>Thanks for visiting LAHOWIND sailing blog! We’d love for you to get to know us and follow our story as we attempt to navigate a whole new world of sailing, as we cruise the Caribbean.

TimMarch 15, 2015 - 8:40 pm

I will really miss seeing your blog, It has given me hours of pleasure. Take care…

LAHOWINDMarch 16, 2015 - 2:18 am

Thanks Tim! It’s not disappearing, so keep on following! 😉 -Kim