Monthly Archive for: ‘April, 2017’

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    Leisure with Purpose

    by Jen Pate What does leisure mean to you? Maybe it’s hanging out with friends, reading a book, surfing, sailing, going for a hike, chilling at the beach, snowboarding…the list goes on. The truth of the matter is that whatever you enjoy doing – it’s […]

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    “We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails”

    By Ally Nobles Written on the white board in our galley this morning, this quote could not be truer than today. By lunch, we had completely lost all wind and were drifting slowly! So, we adjusted our sails, as well as ourselves, and took a […]

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    The Ocean is a mighty Harmonist

    By Ally Nobels – Guest Crew Hello from off the Northern Coast of the Dominican Republic! We are now half way to our final destination of Key West, Florida from the mesmerizing St Lucia. We’ve got a sturdy crew of eight, four men and four […]

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    A passage of discovery.

    By Cath Hough eXXpedition – Barbados to St Lucia The first watch team arose before sunrise to lift the anchor and set sail to St Lucia. After an adventurous first sail, a few days before the ladies were hoping for a smoother downwind passage! We […]

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    A ‘swell’ ride to Barbados

    The power of the ocean can take your breath away, as the women aboard Sea Dragon this week for our Caribbean eXXpedition have found out. From feeling on top of the world to sea sick in a bucket, many emotions have been experienced in the […]

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    Mermaids unite for Caribbean 2017 on Sea Dragon

    The arrival of the new crew on board Sea Dragon, sees eXXpedition Caribbean get underway, for their 8-day island hop through the Caribbean. 8 glorious days of science, sea, stories and sunshine. Excited conversations, inspiring stories, laughter, happiness, and anticipation filled the air as eleven strong, powerful […]

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    New Stay Sail!

    By Cath Hough Most sailors will appreciate the excitement of hoisting a crispy new sail for the first time! Today we had the perfect conditions to get our new @North Sails staysail out of the bag for a short sail from Prickly Bay, Grenada round […]

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    Exploring Tobago Cays

    By Cath Hough Crystal blue waters glistened as we navigated our way around Petit Rameau into Hoof Channel, Tobago Cays. Sandy white beaches, clear water, and uninhabited islands awaited a true tropical paradise. Swimming over the sandy bottom we were on a mission to spot […]

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