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17º 4.608' N61º 53.61' WMarVynAntigua!!! Wow, what a beautiful welcome. I think we could spend weeks and weeks. Maybe we will....2 days  agoShow

16º 18.492' N61º 47.802' WMarVynFrom the Saints to Deshaies in preparation for Antigua. Last French stop until St. Barth's so lots of cheese and wine on board. Turtles and green flash tonight!3 days  agoShow

15º 52.458' N61º 35.904' WMarVynCalled and audible and ended in The Saints for the next day or two. A little hiking. A little swimming. Then on to Antigua!5 days  agoShow

15º 34.83' N61º 27.69' WMarVynFrom St. Pierre to Prince Rupert Bay in Dominica. Mixed feelings on being back here. Hadn't planned to be here but other boats influenced and here we are. We'll see.....MUCH busier bay than last year. Island still looks ravaged, but no new landslides that I can see. So that's good.9 days  agoShow

14º 44.466' N61º 10.602' WMarVynThird day of Carnaval. Spent the morning with Ventus shopping at Decathlon and Hyper U. Holy moly! Today we've moved on to St. Pierre and will watch the sunset to the sounds of the Devil Carnaval. 14 days  agoShow

14º 36.132' N61º 4.284' WMarVynAnd now for Carnaval!!!! With Ventus, Barit, Sira, and anyone else stupid enough to be in the middle of it!16 days  agoShow

14º 30.33' N61º 5.148' WMarVynMoved up toward Fort de France today with the intent to be there for Carnaval starting tomorrow. Nice downwind sail today. 17 days  agoShow

14º 25.746' N60º 53.31' WMarVynAt St. Anne in Martinique. Great passage including our first mahi mahi!! Looking forward to fish fingers and/or fish tacos!! Loading up on cheese, wine, bread, pastries, cigarettes, and attitude!19 days  agoShow

14º 5.43' N60º 57.762' WMarVynLeft Bequia this am at 6:00. Arrived in Rodney Bay, St. Lucia at 5:30. Good trip. Girls are now moving through these passages like pros! Tomorrow...on to Martinique!20 days  agoShow

13º 0.174' N61º 14.436' WMarVynAnd on to Bequia! Blustery day--saw 10 ft waves off the northern tip of Canouan and 33 knots just south of Bequia. Fun, fun, fun! But we're here for the blow and the swell, with plans to move on to Martinique when things open up a bit. Until then, we'll enjoy the swimming and the beach. (Oh---and a sea snake met us at the beach this afternoon!)25 days  agoShow

12º 36.036' N61º 26.934' WMarVynBack in Chatham Bay in SVG. Hoping to hear chachalanga again in the morning! (And hoping the weather breaks so we can make it north to Bequia and on to Martinique---but all in good time!29 days  agoShow

12º 27.426' N61º 29.25' WMarVynRepeat visit to Tyrell so we can check out of Grenada tomorrow am. Sad to leave but excited for the next part of the adventure. We'll hop north through The Grenadines and on to Martinique as weather permits. Tonight---pizza ashore with Britican! 30 days  agoShow

12º 32.04' N61º 23.082' WMarVynSlipped over to Petite St. Vincent and Petite Martinique for a day or two. We've decided to stick around this area for a few more days and not worry about the weather to get north. We'll get there when we get there. Until then, we're in paradise! To the beach bar we go!about 1 month  agoShow

12º 28.932' N61º 28.944' WMarVynHappy Valentine's Day to us! (And to all of you!) We have moved on from mainland Grenada to Carriacou and are moored with Britican for the night at Sandy Island. We have been here before and loved the snorkeling and the gorgeous beach. Can't wait to get to it all again!about 1 month  agoShow

12º 4.458' N61º 45.414' WMarVynMoving around Grenada. Enjoying our time and making human contact. Tomorrow----underwater statue contact!about 1 month  agoShow

12º 0.264' N61º 43.482' WMarVynWe got MarVyn ready for water back in Trini and sailed north to Grenada yesterday 1/25/19. Today, the kids are off playing with their friend Sienna and we are on our way to having drinks with our friends Kim and Simon like true adults! Who knew??? And so this life begins again...!about 2 months  agoShow

29º 42.18' N81º 13.602' WMarVynWe arrived back in the States at the end of May, and we've been hanging out in St. Augustine (Matanzas Inlet) this summer. We're happily waiting things out here while our plans crystalize for upcoming travel. More details to come as they become available!6 months  agoShow

10º 40.512' N61º 37.59' WMarVynAll tucked in in Trinidad. Mixed feelings on packing MarVyn up and heading back to the States. Looking to be back aboard soon enough!10 months  agoShow

12º 31.068' N61º 26.52' WMarVynOne night here and what a night! Stars were amazing. When you see the Southern Cross for the first time you understand just why you came this way. Now to Tyrel to stage for Trini.10 months  agoShow

12º 28.998' N61º 28.53' WMarVynAnd just like that we’re in Carriacou, an island of Grenada. Getting ready to snorkel at Sandy Island!10 months  agoShow

12º 36.018' N61º 26.532' WMarVynBouncing around The Grenadines but expect to check out soon. Maybe tomorrow? Currently in Chatham Bay and enjoying the small, quiet resort here. Pool, shade, and wonderful food!10 months  agoShow

12º 37.56' N61º 21.222' WMarVynTobago Cays, moored at the edge of the turtle sanctuary. Wonderful visitors keep popping up!10 months  agoShow

12º 38.508' N61º 23.28' WMarVynSalt Whistle Bay, Mayreau, The Grenadines—charter boat heaven but still a wonderful spot! Picturesque beach, warm, calm water, and my kids harvested 26 coconuts this afternoon with their new boat friends on Bella Luna! We’re staying another day!10 months  agoShow

13º 0.078' N61º 14.28' WMarVynNow in Bequia and so far it is wonderful! Great to be sailing with the wind (finally!) through the last few islands.11 months  agoShow

13º 49.272' N61º 3.51' WMarVynBetween the Pitons! So excited!!!!11 months  agoShow

13º 58.008' N61º 1.398' WMarVynMarigot Bay, St. Lucia. So beautiful! Incredible sail from Fort-de-France today. Caught a jack for dinner and enjoying some bordeaux from our many French island stops with my husband on the trampoline tonight. Lovely!11 months  agoShow

14º 35.7' N61º 4.5' WMarVynMoved on to Martinique. In the big city now. Yikes!11 months  agoShow

15º 34.488' N61º 27.45' WMarVynDominica! So excited. Clearly hit hard by Maria. Ready to see more!11 months  agoShow

15º 52.182' N61º 35.058' WMarVynLes Saintes for a breather11 months  agoShow

16º 18.258' N61º 47.472' WMarVynOvernight in Montserrat--such a shame not to have been able to stay as it was gorgeous and I'm sure it's worth a stop. We felt funny about being gawkers as the only thing we've heard to do was take a tour of the volcano destruction. Next time I want an AirBnB and to stay for a bit. Weather on our tail so we took off this am for the second half of the trip---Deshaies, Guadeloupe. Certainly beautiful from the boat. Can't wait to spend some time! 11 months  agoShow

17º 9.108' N62º 37.53' WMarVynNevis! We LO-OVED Saba, thought Statia was nice (great volcano!) and now we have high hopes for some fun in Nevis. Hoping to get internet enough to publish a new blog soon. 12 months  agoShow

17º 38.028' N63º 15.258' WMarVynOh, Saba!! Can’t wait to get to the trails and see what this breathtaking beauty has in store for us!12 months  agoShow

17º 55.302' N62º 52.092' WMarVynAnse de Colombo in St. Barth’s. I think I could stay here a while!12 months  agoShow

18º 2.118' N63º 6.0' WMarVynSint Maarten! That means cafe, croissants, and cheeeeeeeese! Oh, and a beautiful island with more heart than I may ever have seen.12 months  agoShow

18º 21.324' N64º 44.484' WMarVynAh, Maho Bay, how beautiful and yet heartbreaking. Such a peaceful break from Redhook but the effects of Irma and Maria are clear, dramatic, and deep, but certainly reversible. Hopeful for the coming season to be easy on this place. about 1 year  agoShow

18º 19.302' N64º 50.382' WMarVynReturning to Redhook is a homecoming of sorts. MarVyn was based here for her year of charter before we brought her back to the States for rehab and finally moving aboard. Good to be back for a brief period. Also, good to have seen Captain Steve already!about 1 year  agoShow

18º 19.734' N65º 19.962' WMarVynMainland PR to Vieques, now settled into Culebra. So beautiful. Ravaged, yes, but recovering, and the people are all in. Last night we found THE bioluminescent bay and watched the water around us actually glow. Incredible! about 1 year  agoShow

18º 4.446' N65º 47.496' WMarVynPuerto Rico is beautiful and it's mountains make us feel like we're sailing through Wyoming or Utah!?! But one night here and onward still. Still looking for bioluminescence...about 1 year  agoShow

18º 4.272' N67º 11.268' WMarVynSettled comfortably in Puerto Real at Marina Pescaderia. Jose and his staff here are great people and they run a wonderful marina. We are hiding out from some severe swell and should leave tomorrow to tuck into the southern coast of Puerto Rico, looking for as much bioluminescence as we can get! about 1 year  agoShow

19º 49.416' N70º 43.506' WMarVynCrossed to the Dominican Republic! Such a beautiful country! Birds, green, mountains, music----wow! Will be here until the waves pass and then on to Puerto Rico. Looking to enjoy this amazing country for a few days.about 1 year  agoShow

21º 44.1' N72º 17.298' WMarVynWe’ve been in TCI for a couple days now but have just gotten internet service. So very wonderful and strange to be back here. Going to find a coffee shop this am to feel a little of the old days!about 1 year  agoShow

22º 19.2' N73º 3.3' WMarVynOvernight in Abrahams Bay last night after an eventful passage from Attwood Harbour (Acklins), now staging tonight from southeast point to head to Turks and Caicos at midnight! The Bahamas has been incredible but now we will move further south and see what the fates have in store for us!about 1 year  agoShow

22º 43.2' N73º 52.902' WMarVynIt was a slugfest from Rum to Acklin's but we made it and all is well. Looking forward to a good night's sleep on quiet, peaceful Atwood Harbour. We'll move on to Mayaguana whenever the weather lets us. Until then, we'll go hunting lobster!about 1 year  agoShow

23º 38.502' N74º 50.502' WMarVynTrying Rum Cay after three amazing days at Conception Island. What in incredible place that is! A bit roll here but hoping to find some life after hurricanes damaged this area pretty badly two years ago. Then on to Mayaguana. about 1 year  agoShow

23º 21.198' N75º 7.998' WMarVynBack in Thompson Bay, Long Island. So long, George Town! You were so good to us but it's time to move on. Here for provisioning, laundry, then to the northern tip of the island at Cape Santa Maria until the next window. Thankful for good friends here tonight. Rondo, thanks for a wonderful dinner and good company! Looking forward to seeing Pura Vida here soon, too. Then, on to Turks and Caicos!about 1 year  agoShow

23º 30.852' N75º 44.898' WMarVynLate entry----back in George Town for three days of heavy winds. Doing well. Planning our next (and more permanent) escape!about 1 year  agoShow

23º 21.348' N75º 8.688' WMarVynFinally moved out of our George Town spot to Long Island. Here at sundown so not much to say except YEAH! Have +2 aboard. Thanks to Britican and Pura Vida for sharing your kids with us! And thanks to Aqua Bob for the company!about 1 year  agoShow

23º 30.852' N75º 44.898' WMarVynWe have arrived in Mecca, aka Chicken Town. Hello, George Town. We're here for a bit, I think. Looking forward to Sunday's pig roast @ Chat'N'Chill. Any boat kids around???? We've got a 9 and 10 year old aboard who would LO-O-O-OVE some company!about 1 year  agoShow

23º 45.648' N76º 5.202' WMarVynAfter being pinned in for several days by a mean little NE'er (apparently those in the States know something about this storm, huh?) we've made it a bit further south. Slowly making it to Chicken Town.about 1 year  agoShow

23º 52.32' N76º 14.37' WMarVynBeautiful anchorage, beautiful beaches, caves, sharks, piano curtesy of Mr. Copperfield. Planning to stay a little longer!about 1 year  agoShow

23º 57.198' N76º 19.002' WMarVynWill be at Little Farmer's Cay for a few nights waiting out some blows. Good company next door---Canadian boat with four kids aboard!about 1 year  agoShow

24º 15.198' N76º 30.702' WMarVynNorthern end of Pipe Creek for the night, then tomorrow on to Harvey Cay outside Staniel. Will deliver Bubba, Ingrid, Key, and Astrid to Staniel to fly home 1/1/18, then heading to Georgetown as weather allows. See everyone soon!about 1 year  agoShow

24º 16.398' N76º 32.298' WMarVynA few days up in the Exuma Land and Sea Park, now back just outside. Will go see Rocky Dundas shortly, then fishing. Last two days with family onboard. about 1 year  agoShow

24º 16.002' N76º 31.05' WMarVynSpending time with family in beautiful surroundings. The kids are becoming fish, the adults are becoming relaxed. Transformations!about 1 year  agoShow

24º 10.302' N76º 27.102' WMarVynAnchored at Staniel Cay for Christmas night. Spent the two days and nights prior at Little Pipe Cay and playing in Pipe Creek. Amazing! Awaiting my brother and his family tomorrow, then will take the family back north toward the park. Merry Christmas to all and to all a good night!about 1 year  agoShow

24º 12.252' N76º 28.5' WMarVynWe've come to the Staniel Cay (technically, Sampson Cay) area to celebrate Christmas with surrounding boaters. Tomorrow, the Children's Christmas Party at Staniel Cay Yacht Club. We'll be moving again tomorrow but only a short distance. Thunderball Grotto???about 1 year  agoShow

24º 36.0' N76º 49.302' WMarVynSitting still for a couple nights. Phew!about 1 year  agoShow

24º 44.85' N76º 50.25' WMarVynExumas!about 1 year  agoShow

24º 52.098' N76º 9.9' WMarVynabout 1 year  agoShow

25º 9.102' N76º 11.652' WMarVynFor the night, and maybe pizza tomorrow?over 1 year  agoShow

25º 11.502' N76º 14.802' WMarVynQuick stop in Governor Harbour for bakery, sites, hike, Levy Preserve (awesome!).over 1 year  agoShow

25º 19.998' N76º 25.998' WMarVynover 1 year  agoShow

25º 25.752' N76º 36.0' WMarVynGlass Window!!!over 1 year  agoShow

25º 30.402' N76º 52.002' WMarVynOut of the Abacos...on to Eleuthera!over 1 year  agoShow

26º 22.248' N76º 58.998' WMarVynover 1 year  agoShow

26º 33.402' N77º 4.5' WMarVynover 1 year  agoShow

26º 39.6' N77º 16.95' WMarVynJust picked up our prop from the airport. Now off to find an anchorage where we can put it on. Fingers crossed for shallow waters with a sandy bottom!over 1 year  agoShow

26º 49.302' N77º 22.098' WMarVynover 1 year  agoShow

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