After such a long time in the same anchorage, I opted to depart Falmouth Harbour today and motor sail to the lee of Green Island for a couple of days of quiet solitude. The waves were down a bit and I did the short trip with mainsail up and engine ticking over and managed to get the exact same mooring ball that we'd used three days before. I arrived in the early afternoon and took a swim before attacking the task of whittling down the over 1500 pictures I'd taken during the Antigua Sailing Week to a manageable number and then selecting representative shots for each boat so that I could complete my web pages for them.
There were several other boats anchored nearby, but as there's nothing ashore the nighttime sky is wonderful to watch, which I did after eating a steak grilled on the barbie.

Waves crashing ashore The rugged windward coastline of Antigua is nowhere I'd like to be in a storm.
(2015-05-03 09:59:39 NIKON D7100 with a "18.0-250.0 mm f/3.5-6.3" lens. [f/6.3, 1/100s] ISO 100)
Waves crashing ashore
Cliffs on Antigua The rocky cliffs of Antigua's southeastern shore are markedly different from the sandy beaches elsewhere on the island.
(2015-05-03 09:59:04 NIKON D7100 with a "18.0-250.0 mm f/3.5-6.3" lens. [f/6.3, 1/125s] ISO 100)
Cliffs on Antigua
Green Island anchorage The calm waters behind Green Island and the protecting reef make for a wonderful anchorage.
(2015-05-03 16:51:16 NIKON D7100 with a "18.0-250.0 mm f/3.5-6.3" lens. [f/6.3, 1/100s] ISO 100)
Green Island anchorage
Green island sunset The setting sun over Antigua as seen from the Green Island anchorage.
(2015-05-03 18:18:47 NIKON D7100 with a "18.0-250.0 mm f/3.5-6.3" lens. [f/9.0, 1/160s] ISO 200)
Green island sunset
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