Luxurious sailing

It has already been a week since we began our first luxury cruise and with all the things happening on board during a luxury cruise program there hasn't been much time to write this log article for the website. But today we are at anchor at Virgin Gorda and won't be leaving for St. Barth until late this afternoon. Guests are enjoying a tour on the island, or stay on board or relax on the beach which will give the crew some time to catch up on things. 

Great sailing

Ever since we left the beautiful island St. Martin the weather has been great for sailing. Even though some guests thought the first night sailing to the Virgin Islands was a rather boisterous experience, they are enjoying the wonderful white sandy beaches, the clear blue water and the luxury service on board. and there is enough wind for sailing.

Big, bigger, biggest 
A highlight definitely was a visit to Cooper Island, where some of the best snorkelling spots at the Virgin Islands are located. On the first night directly from the beach, or on the following day from the tender, the wonderful colors and shapes of the underwater world at Cistern Point were such a special experience. And that evening at the bar, the Barracuda were even twice a big as in reality ... ..  at such times it is good to have a photo as a proof which also helps for objects seem to appear somewhat larger under water compared to what they really are..... 

18°30’N 064°22’W

Photos: Robert and Gertina Spaans

about the author

Moritz Kuhlenbäumer - Captain Clipper Stad Amsterdam

Between 2007 and 2012 Moritz sailed on the Stad Amsterdam already as second officer for one year and as first officer for four years. In June 2015 Moritz Kuhlenbäumer became one of the two captains on board.