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Sailing Log: Grenada Circumnavigation

Sailing Log: Grenada Circumnavigation

From Carriacou to the south of Grenada and back again, then further north. That’s about the plan as we set off. We have to return to Grenada to pick up some boat parts that friends have kindly flown in from the UK, plus we can pick up five sacrificial anodes for our problem prop from another sailor.

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Sailing Log: Tyrell Bay – Tobago Cays

Sailing Log: Tyrell Bay – Tobago Cays

The announced storm is here! Winds sweep across Tyrell Bay with up to 60 knots and make everything in and around the boat rattle and shake. So we batten down the hatches and retreat to the cabin. The morning after the first stormy night we are woken up by excited shouts.

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Farewell and ahoy

Schweizer Illustrierte reports briefly and concisely on the start of our adventure on board Mabul.
Published in the magazine “Schweizer Illustrierte” from 14.10.2022.

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Sailing Log: Woburn Bay – Carriacou

Sailing Log: Woburn Bay – Carriacou

After a busy few weeks, Mabul is in top form. Even the last big “thing” for the time being, the propeller, should be able to do its work again without vibration. So we can finally set off slowly towards the north in good spirits.

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Submerged job

Submerged job

When we bought Mabul a few months ago, we knew of some damage and problems, some we had already fixed, but one major repair was still pending….the propeller had to be taken off – under water.

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Leaks, breakdowns and hoisted sails

Leaks, breakdowns and hoisted sails

Set sail, sail into the great outdoors, and in the evening watch the sunset with a gin and tonic in hand while grilling the fish we caught ourselves over the fire. This is how I had imagined our sailing sabbatical, at least almost. However, the first three weeks on the boat had other things in store for us.

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The beginning

The beginning

“Good morning Grenada, this is the Cruisers Net, let’s start with the weather report…. the temperature today is 31 degrees Celsius, 70% humidity…” This is how our days have started since we moved to our sailboat Mabul in the Caribbean in mid-August.

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