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Re: BVI: Alternative to Full Provisioning

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... I suggest you take the map(s) most cruising guides have loose inside the covers to your local copy store, and have a couple of (oversize) copies of the maps made for the trip. Then each evening you can annotate the maps with notes of the days experiences. Makes a great record of the trip, and a wonderful remembrance.
Good idea.

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The whole bit of getting on the boat, sorting things out, getting briefed, and getting underway is a mad scramble. Suggest you have the provisioning company include a fresh made sandwich ...
We're arriving on Saturday. We don't have the briefing and leave the dock until Sunday but that was a good idea about the sandwich. We're one boat going with our sailing club and we've already made arrangements and reservations to have dinner together nearby on Saturday night before all the boats scatter among the islands on Sunday.

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On Tortola there was a shack making smoothies on nearly every beach, + the sidewalk market in Roadtown. Delicious. Many owned by a BVI native who went to Washington and Lee. Fun guy to talk to.
Fantastic!!!

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Donna


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