Grenada & Los Roques

Grenada & Los Roques

May 24, 2016

Since June 2015, Australians Elayna Carausu and Riley Whitelum have been working towards a circumnavigation on their 43-foot monohull sailboat, La Vagabonde. Enjoy Elayna’s words and photos during their journey to Grenada and the stunning Los Roques archipelago, and watch their journey unfold by visiting Sailing La Vagabonde

We wondered why many sailors cruising the Caribbean spent the hurricane season hauled out of the water in Grenada. We soon found that it was truly a yachties paradise! The island is covered in lush green forest, many hidden waterfalls, beautiful beaches and countless social events. A few hundred miles west of Grenada was our next stop — Los Roques, Venezuela — which is a bunch of laid back islands filled with white sandy beaches, lobsters and red sunsets.

Kite surfing shack on Cayo Francisqui, Los Roques
Kite surfing shack on Cayo Francisqui, Los Roques
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    La Sageese, the most beautiful beach in Grenada

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    Grenada's lush foliage

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    Found my dream beach shack on Cayo Crasqui, Los Roques

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    It's all blue waters and lush greens in Grenada

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    The gorgeous bay of Saint David, Grenada

Gran Roque, the main island in Venezuela's Los Roques archipelago
Gran Roque, the main island in Venezuela's Los Roques archipelago
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    St. George's, the capital of Grenada

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    Rest well, old fella

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    Our favorite little restaurant on Cayo Francisqui, Los Roques

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    View during the three-day sail from Grenada to Los Roques

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    Shady palms on La Sageese, Grenada

The second sunset during our Grenada to Los Roques crossing
The second sunset during our Grenada to Los Roques crossing
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