Not long ago I responded to an inquiry on the internet from a relatively new sailor. She had been asking about sailing in the Windward and Leeward Islands, specifically about inter-island passages, and the conditions that she might expect to find along the way. What I attempted to describe to her is as follows. It …

Not long ago I responded to an inquiry on the internet from a relatively new sailor. She had been asking about sailing in the Windward and Leeward Islands, specifically about inter-island passages, and the conditions that she might expect to find along the way. What I attempted to describe to her is as follows. It …

Lesser and Greater Antilles / Windward and Leeward Islands - What is What? | Caribbean Travel Blog - RumShopRyan

Lesser and Greater Antilles / Windward and Leeward Islands - What is What? | Caribbean Travel Blog - RumShopRyan

Lesser and Greater Antilles / Windward and Leeward Islands - What is What? | Caribbean Travel Blog - RumShopRyan

Lesser and Greater Antilles / Windward and Leeward Islands - What is What? | Caribbean Travel Blog - RumShopRyan

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.

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.

WindWard and Leeward

WindWard and Leeward

Map of Windward and Leeward islands 1775 Old French by RobertsMaps

Map of Windward Islands 1775, Old map of the Antilles, 6 sizes up to 48x72" (120x180 cm) Caribbean islands - Limited Edition - Print 1

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?  ...

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? ...

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