Log of the SPACESHIP
18 November 1999
Thursday: Anchored in Admiralty Bay, Bequia, St. Vincent
7:30 in the morning swelling has reduced to 6 feet Lenny's forward motion slowing to 3 kts. over Saba Not out Anegada passage but over Saba looking at St. Martin French catamaran ups anchor without tripping our anchor Breakfast of softboiled eggs and marmalade bread. Wendy to bed after 4:00 7:30 vigil, and listening to Mad Max Ferry boats are still anchored out and show no sign of moving in Tug is way out, has pushed empty barge around all night Dinghy appears to be safe beside Schooners under another dinghy shore wall gone, part of road gone, cinder block wall lying in road Schooners seawall gone, our dinghy behind big tank people are walking the waterfront in a daze 16:00 Ferry goes in to town dock, two more go in, but none to St V Caribbean net at 16:30 says Culebra okay. we hear that airport road in St. Martin washed out by advance waves 18:00 we have dinner and listen to radio stations
991119 Friday: We are fine. Swelling down to 3 feet Lost 3 anchors and dinghy broke loose and washed ashore, but okay SPACESHIP survived with no damage. We'll retrieve dinghy today and anchor when the water clears.
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