Spider Lily (hymenocallis caribaea): Hymenocallis caribaea is a plant in the Amaryllidaceae with the common names "Caribbean spider-lily" or "variegated spider-lily." It is native to the islands of the Caribbean and to northern South America. It is regarded as native to from Puerto Rico, Jamaica, Hispaniola, Cuba, the Virgin Islands, and the Windward and Leeward Islands, and the Venezuelan Antilles. It is also commonly cultivated as an ornamental in many other tropical and subtropical…
Barlovento Sotavento Aluminum chair - comprised of a circular section structure made of aluminum and recycled sail fabric that is wrapped around the structure. Its design, with its simple undulating lines, permits its dual use as a lounger or as an easy chair, simply depending on how it is placed on the floor. The title translates to Windward and Leeward, the two opposing directions that wind can blow your sails. $1800
1. Windward telltale streaming--Leeward telltale streaming. Perfect sail trim. Good air flow on both windward and leeward side. 2. Windward telltale streaming--Leeward telltale fluttering What does it mean? ...
Map of Windward Islands 1775, Old map of the Antilles, 6 sizes up to 48x72" (120x180 cm) Caribbean islands - Limited Edition - Print 2
A Geographic and Geohistorical Map showing the Subdivision of the Society Islands into the the Two Geographic Groups: Windward and Leeward Islands & the Three Historical Geopolitical Groups of Kingdoms Prior to the Annexation into French Ownership. As you can see the "Kingdom of Tahiti" was actually much smaller than the the current concept of the "Tahitian Islands" as being all of the Society Islands.
For nine years we ran two 68ft Horizon motor cruisers as crewed charter boats, based in the British Virgin Islands (BVIs.) During that time, we cruised the whole of the Caribbean’s Windward and Leeward islands, from as far south as Grenada to Puerto Rico in the north, and made several 1,4000-mile runs from Fort Lauderdale to the BVIs.
2. Northward then westward through the Windward and Leeward Isles of the Lesser Antilles (Windward = Martinique, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Grenada, Trinidad and Tobago. Leeward = Virgin Islands, Dominica, Guadeloupe,Montserrat, Antigua, Barbuda, St Kitts, Nevis, Anguilla.) to the terminus of the Lesser Antilles in the scattered Pleiades of the Virgin Islands.