|The lovely anchorage of Anse de Grand|
|Rain, rain and more rain !|
After a few days of this type of sailing we really were beginning to think that heading north to
|Gordon & Ginny|
|Sarah & GB|
Above (L) Nelson's Dockyard & above (R) Shirely Heights bands and views over the harbours
During our stay we also made a couple of trips into the main town of St John’s for shopping etc and we also took the bus over to the resort area of Jolly Harbour but saved the lion’s share of the islands sightseeing until our next visit later in the year.
The size of the masts were incredible..Maltese Falcon left & Mirabella V on the right
There were also a goodly number of big power boats as well including Eric Clapton’s Vabana. Sadly whilst we were in the anchorage we watched the beautiful “Salperton” limp back to port as a motor boat after she was dismasted in a gentle 12knot breeze when her carbon fibre rig failed.
Apparently it will take 6 months to build her a new rig in