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British Virgin Islands

April 17th 2011
We arrived early morning after an overnight passage. At 85 miles, it's just longer than a full day's sail so we thought we'd sail through the night instead. At 11pm, we had to reef heavily after going to fast and needing to slow down. With four boats doing the same we were comparing notes on how much more uncomfortable it felt taking the sail area down and wallowing more in the sea ... read more
Central America Caribbean » British Virgin Islands » Virgin Gorda

British Virgin Islander Flag First settled by the Dutch in 1648, the islands were annexed in 1672 by the English. The economy is closely tied to the larger and more populous US Virgin Islands to the west; the US dollar is the legal currency.... ... read more
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