10 days from Grenada
After a comprehensive chart briefing, set sail for Hog Island or the quaint capital of Grenada, St.Georges. After anchoring just South of the town off Ross Point, take a walk along the picturesque Carenage, itself an ancient volcanic crater. Pick up some gifts, visit the tiny museum and experience the local fruit and vegetable market.
Make an early start for an exhilarating day sailing to Tyrrel Bay, on the island of Carriaco. Enjoy cruising the leeward west shore of Grenada followed by a sail from the north-west shore of Grenada past Diamond Rock, and Ille de Ronde. Anchor amongst the local fishing boats and trading schooners that still ply their trade under sail today. Enjoy a stroll and a swim off the beach then BBQ the fish you caught on the passage from Grenada.
Anchored at Sandy Island, Carriacou
Petit St. Vincent
A short early sail round to Sandy Island, a flawless sandy spot with no more than half a dozen palm trees. Watch the pelicans performing aquabatics around your yacht as you enjoy breakfast. Visit Hillsborough to clear out of Grenadian territory. Sail over to Petit St. Vincent and anchor behind the reef to the north east of the island for the fantastic snorkelling, then move round to the beautiful PSV anchorage for the night. Dinghy ashore for cocktails and an excellent meal at the exclusive hotel on PSV.
The dramatic peaks of Union Island, are a short down-wind sail away. Enter Clifton Harbour, and complete check-in formalities for St. Vincent territory. Set sail for palm-lined Saltwhistle Bay on the north west shore of Mayreau. Snorkel the reef on Grand Col Point. Hidden behind the pristine beach and palms of Saltwhistle, nestles a fine resort where you can enjoy dinner Flintstone-style on rock tables.
Take an early morning stroll to the top of Mayreau and enjoy the magnificent views of the Tobago cays and surrounding islands. Navigate the channel to the Tobago Cays under the midday sunlight. Enjoy snorkelling Horseshoe reef whilst the divers aboard join a local dive company for a drift dive through Mayreau Gardens.
Set sail for chic Mustique and moor in Britannia bay. Tour by foot, taxi, or horseback past the homes of the rich and famous. After lunch at Basil's Bar sail over to the southwestern tip of Bequia and anchor in Admiralty Bay. Soak up the friendly, bustling atmosphere ashore, with an excellent meal at one of the many restaurants.
An early morning trip ashore to replenish provisions at the local 'rasta' market. Snorkel the reef off Princess Margaret's beach or dive at Devil's Table. Then Chatham Bay is your destination, a beautiful deserted bay surrounded by hills. Enjoy BBQ lobster, cooked to order on the beach.
Sail back to Clifton Harbour to check out of St. Vincent territory , a great down-wind sail to Tyrrel Bay on Carriacou. Maybe this time you'd like to try some local oysters offered by one of the fisherman in the bay!
One last passage to Grenada and overnight at Prickly Bay, a popular bay on the south coast of Grenada. Enjoy exclusive dining at one of the best restaurants on the island.
Back to base.
A short leisurely sail brings you back around to True Blue Bay Marina for a noon finish.