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Old 06-02-2010, 02:15 PM
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Ahhh; no trip to the BVI's is complete without a stop at the Willy T. Great stuff!
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I never realized there were that many offshores in the BVI, for those of you not living in the states or really for anyone, it would be great if you posted your location under your screen name.
in BVI, the USVI or in the Caribbean.
Puerto Rico has always had a good size fleet of Offshore Sport boats

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At the first card stop the BVI Customs guys were hollering at us to get our attention. They then turned their boat to show us that the name of their boat was called PREDATOR as well. I was relieved as I did not know at first why they wanted our attention.



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Bob a quick story on why I bought a Tiger (love reading your threads BTW). My wife and her girlfriend went to Saba Rock (girlfriend lives in BVI's and knows David). They had a great time on his Tiger and came home with a ton of pictures. I got so gealous (LOL) of them and riding on David's boat I said dammit I can get one of those too!

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Is that the Stig driving the all white boat?
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Bart using Ron's shoe bottle opener.


Ron is from St Thomas and has a restaurant / bar there. He is a friend of David's and stayed at Saba Rock. He joined our group for dinner each night and just had us in stitches laughing. Non stop joker.

Ron's really cool Midnight Express. Nicely restored.

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Great thread indeed. As I think we are all starting to realize, the close of one adventure for BtheB is really just the start of another one brewing in his mind

Thanks for talking us along and posting all the pictures. The scenery is breathtaking and the stories are great, but I think the part I like the best is how through these darn websites, Bob and Jay can travel far, yet meet up with people they are familiar with.
True Donna. It was great meeting Julian Jr and Sr ( OSO JGC ) in Ponce, PR where we needed some assistance with mechanical issues. They had their mechanic on the dock waiting for us the next morning. And on our arrival in BVI David ( OSO Expat ) was a great host and help in having his mechanic available and directing us to Virgin Gorda Yacht Harbour where the boat will get good care and be safe until our return.
We have made many new, great friends along the way and do appreciate them.
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Crew of 11 for the poker run



My new friends at the dock



The boys got a ride in the lift



Turns out Rick the photographer / video in the helicopter grew up in my home town in Ontario. He contacted me on Facebook this morning and we will exchange video / pics. Small world.



Love the colours oopps I mean colors. LOL



Got a kick out of this curvy island style raft up. We were about to trty and manouver our way out of there when they all showed up en masse and cleared a way out for us.



It was cool seeing my previous Nor Tech so far from home and to be able to run alongside it thru the islands. Brought back lots of good memories. It was ( is ) a great boat still and finds it's home in Fajardo, PR.



What a view !!



Another scenic shot of the rugged coastline.




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Nice size crew, good thing Jay managed to snag a seat
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Great adventure Bob.... I was just down in St John for my 40th Birthday with friends 5 months ago at the end of January.... I LOVE it down there, and wish I could of done more boating... We did rent on 2 different days 29 Fountain's for the Nauti Nymph to hit the local watering hole's... the scenery and views are beyond breathtaking..

thanks again for sharing Bob!!!!!!
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