The perfect weekend at Jost Van Dyke

The perfect weekend at Jost Van Dyke Another the prettiest destination where we decided to spend weekend was an island claimed to be named after a Dutch pirate Joost Van Dyke. According the legend, he was one of the first Europeans at the beginning of the 17th century who set foot ashore.  Actually he …

BVI

Virgin Gorda I was awaken in the middle of the night by our Captain. He decided that 4 o’clock in the morning is a good time to start the new adventure! OK! The Captain is always right! At least he had a brilliant sense of humor! We set course and slowly began moving toward …

St. Maarten

St.Maarten, life after hurricane Irma While heading from Antigua and hoping from island to island we slowly made our way to Sint Maarten. This is well known Caribbean island divided into two parts : Dutch and French with separate clearing posts in Philipsburg and Simpson Bay on the Dutch side and in Marigot on …

Sailing Manakai lost wallet

To lose wallet with ID and credit cards while visiting foreign country with 4 kids onboard the nightmare? – it’s REALITY! What do you see looking at pictures of travelers, yacht owners? Right! Most likely you see a beautiful carefree life. That’s how stereotypes works! Actually most travelers have old pre-used boats, not always big …

It’s an absolutely different World ! This gorgeous mega  yacht Venus designed by Philippe Starck’s design company Ubik and built by Feadship for Steve Jobs. Unfortunately, he never had a chance to own her or enjoy cruising on her 🛥 He died in 2011 and she was finished in 2012. The cost of this …

This time you’re invited to visit our floating home Mana Kai! You will see how life aboard looks like, what characteristics it has, which part of catamaran whose and what additional equipment we have. Welcome aboard, friends! If you wish to cheer us up and get notifications about new video episodes, please, SUBSCRIBE to …

The next destination after hiking the volcano in Statia was a fabulous French island Saint Barthélemy, commonly known as St. Barts. This is one of the Northern Islands in the Lesser Antilles archipelago. Ones arrived there we fell in love with it’s charm and beauty! You can feel the difference right now as soon …

Honestly, when we decided to visit St. Eustatius, which is a tiny Dutch island in the Caribbean, we havenʼt heard of it before. We just read that it is famous by the Quill, a dormant volcano and Quill National Park has some hiking trails along the ocean and around the volcano. So, sails were …

It took us not for so long to get to St.Kitts from Nevis. Approaching the port we were looking for an anchorage but could see nothing attractive but busy open area… so we went on moving inside the small (as we could judge by navigation chart) lagoon where there were some docks. And it …

It was pity to leave beautiful Antigua so soon but the weather was just perfect for sailing toward the St.Kitts&Nevis. The Caribbean Sea was calm and the wind was fair. We started our first independent sailing. It took us about 12 hours and we came late in the darkness. We did it! Our Cap …