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Packing the Wine Cellar

Packing the Wine Cellar

We are sure that this isn’t a problem for most travelers but it was a problem for us: going on vacation and taking your wine cellar with you.¬† We’ve mentioned in several posts that my family runs a vineyard and we make some pretty damn good wine. The idea of taking a bottle or two […]

The Soggy Dollar

The Soggy Dollar

The Soggy Dollar is a somewhat legendary stop on any sailor’s itinerary. A beachfront bar in White Bay on Jost Van Dyke, the Soggy Dollar has been attracting sailors like a siren for decades. The clear blue waters of White Bay are normally crowded with sailboats at anchor just yards off its sugary sands. The […]

Monsters Be There… The Kraken

Monsters Be There… The Kraken

The YO-44 (aka “Kodiak Queen”) was scheduled to be sliced up like ceviche in a scrapyard, a most inauspicious end for one of just five surviving ships¬†from Pearl Harbor. The idea was formed to sink the Kodiak Queen as a way of spurring the rebirth of a reef off of the coast of Virgin Gorda […]