Sailing BVI to St Martin
Commuting! Anchor up at 0600. Farewell British Virgin Islands. We're crossing the Anegada Passage today headed for St. Maarten.
We had a good passage to St Martin yesterday! Arrived at 1030pm and just came into the lagoon thru the Dutch bridge this morning
Best Dive in the BVI
The Indians near Norman Island is our favourite dive so far in the British Virgin Islands. Here are some scenes on the reef here... It is a calm and lovely day today with winds 10-15... newsletter to follow…
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Long Island Bahamas - New Episode on Vimeo
Bahamas Regatta - traditional sailing sloops on Long Island! Episode 124 of Distant Shores is now online here on Vimeo ... Come with us to visit the beautiful Bahamas Family Islands and this very fun regatta... here is a preview
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Top Video of 2014
Our best video of 2014 - I dare you to watch this and NOT want to sail the Bahamas... more info. Check out our page on the Bahamas for more info...
Sailing Recipe - Roast Chicken in a Pressure CookerIn the small settlements of the Out Islands of the Bahamas it is sometimes hard to find good meat but you can always get good quality frozen chicken both in pieces or as a whole chicken so I have been experimenting with lots of chicken recipes recently!
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Paul and Sheryl Shard are award-winning filmmakers, sailing authors, and the fun-loving hosts of the Distant Shores sailing adventure TV series. The Shards have been cruising internationally since 1989 documenting their experiences for television. Their programs have been broadcast on Discovery Channel, Travel Channel, PBS, Travel & Escape Channel, Women's Network and WealthTV. They have sailed to over 60 countries and colonies in North and South America, Northern Europe and the Mediterranean, the Middle East, Africa and the Caribbean. They have sailed over 90,000 nm and completed 5 ocean crossings.
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