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A Tale of Two Islands

A Tale of Two Islands

St Martin and St Kitt and two very different Islands, St Martin reminds me of Newark, New Jersey on an island with constant rush hour traffic, noise, pollution, a restaurant or gift shop on every corner, and run down buildings, but with beaut...

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A Krogen Flotilla in the Exumas

A Krogen Flotilla in the Exumas

We have traveled over 15,000 nautical miles on Grand Adventure in the last three years, and one of the really wonderful aspects of our travels has been the fellowship of other Krogen owners we have met along the way. Krogen owners almost always make an effort to get together with any other Krogens in their vicinity. Nowhere else have we experienced this consistent camaraderie.

An example comes from one of our trips to the Exuma chain of the Bahamian Islands. We had just complete...

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A Krogen Cooking Lesson

A Krogen Cooking Lesson

One of the things we like to do when we cruise is find what the local produce is on any given island, and sample the unique cuisine of the places we visit. We spent nearly two months living aboard Equinox in Bermuda, and tasted as many variations as we could find of such as regional specialties like Bermuda Fish Chowder or the well-known Bermuda rum drinks (which we have noted before, the Rum Swizzle and the Dark 'n' Stormy). What we didn’t know is that Bermuda has l...

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Locks in Quebec

Locks in Quebec

The flight of three locks at the northern entrance to the Chambly Canal in Quebec is designed so that when you leave the first lock you enter the second and when you leave the second you enter the third. 

We had been cruising the last couple of days in very loose company with Al and Susan on “Twocan” a Krogen 42.  The locks were not big enough for both boats so we had to wait until Twocan went through all three locks and the waiting northbound boats were th...

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