The north swell managed to get into Anse Colombier as well, and I was awake shortly before dawn and got underway as the sun was coming up over the horizon. I'd feared that light winds would mean that I'd be motoring a large part of the way, but I had good winds and averaged over 7knots the whole way to Deep Bay on Antigua, which I arrived in good time to anchor and prepare a fine meal! It was a mixed trip across with some sunshine but most of the time it was overcast and for a good 20 miles it was raining. During one of those rainy periods I discerned a set of grey sails just on the edge of my vision and I checked my AIS and radar and saw the blips. While the boat wasn't broadcasting a name on AIS, it was doing 28-30 knots so it could only have been Phaedo III and I later found out they were on their way from Antigua to Bermuda in order to set a timing run for next year's race.

Deep Bay at dusk After a long passage from St. Barths, this is a welcome calm anchorage
(2016-04-21 08:00:54 NIKON D7100 [f/5.6, 1/320s] ISO 100)
Deep Bay at dusk
Deep Bay anchorage The waves are crashing outside, but this is a nice place for a day or two at rest
(2016-04-21 08:01:10 NIKON D7100 [f/5.6, 1/400s] ISO 100)
Deep Bay anchorage
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