Hylia - Three weeks on a charter catamaran in Martinique

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We are living our dream: a 4-month sabbatical in the Caribbean with our 8 and 10-year-old daughters. We started this family trip, half on land, half at sea, by renting a catamaran for 3 weeks from Martinique, in order to sail to the Grenadines. After a catamaran training course at the Macif Sailing Center, we arrived at the end of November 2021 in Le Marin and boarded Hylia. For this, our first sailboat charter, a friend of ours, Bernard, who has experience of sailing in the Caribbean, will be accompanying us. We cleared all the entry formalities for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and pointed Hylia’s bows on a southerly course! Juliette and Coraline were immediately very comfortable on board: they helped us with the charts, took the helm, and dove from the sugarscoops as soon as we were at anchor! We made a first stop in Port Elizabeth (Bequia) to enjoy the picture-postcard village, and then we headed for the mythical anchorage of Mayreau: Salt Whistle Bay, a crescent of white sand fringed with palm trees, and Saline Bay with its pelicans flying overhead. We had been told that these heavenly bays would be crowded, but there were no crowds because of the pandemic. All the better for us! This was confirmed in the Tobago Cays where we grabbed a buoy between Petit Bateau and Petit Rameau. ...

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