From Petite Martinique and Petite St. Vincent, it was a short 2hr. sail to Chatham Bay on Union Island. While here, we were “off the grid” (no internet) and so I have some catching up to do.
beach at Chatham Bay
fishing net layed out to dry along the beach
Gil taking a lesson in prepping fish to pan fry
smart fella .... why crawl up when down (to the water) is easier?
mom couldn't take her eyes off him!
Chatham Bay has a long sand beach and offers good snorkeling. It was here that I saw my first octopus and Gil saw a moray eel!
a spiny lobster out from hiding
The fish life here is particularly rich and attracts all kinds of birds.
there's always room for one more
a brown booby
feel that breeze!
While anchored here, a couple of the classic Windjammer charter sailboats came in and rafted up with each other behind our little Serenada. Turns out, there was a wedding being celebrated on board. That night, a huge bonfire was arranged on shore for the wedding guests.
Windjammer charter sailboats rafted up behind Serenada
ready for the beach bonfire
we had dinner out - just the two of us
We spent some time hiking on shore, and came across a couple of tortoises. One of the locals was telling us that they are considered a nuisance because they eat up their garden produce?!
healthy air plants
The sunsets were also mesmerizing ….. I never seem to tire of watching Caribbean sunsets J