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Apr 29, 2007 - La Banquilla and Los Roques small islands off the coast of Venezuala

We left Grenada at 6am for a 170 mile (27 hrs) sail west to La Banquilla (a small island 120 miles off the Venezuelan coast. Only about 20 fishing families live there). When we first set off it was as you read in the travel brochures, beautiful clear blue sky, turquoise water, just enough wind behind to push us along at a good pace, flying fish in the water all around, masses of sea birds of all shapes and sizes and even dolphins that came swam at the bow. However the wind and swell gradually increased until after dark it was really really...

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