We had a "fast" sail to Iles des Saintes
The forecast was 20 - 25 knots. It was over 30 all the way with gusts of over 40...
What a gorgeous quaint place...
Again, very french - however extremely friendly.
(These French islands attract predominantly French Tourists and French Cruisers)
We hired a car??? for the day
and drove around the island.
The first French settlers ventured here in the mid 17th Century,
and the neighbouring seas, subsequently served as the battleground for many a skirmish with the British
Their forts are amazing..
with pretty spectacular views also
We hiked up 1000ft (300 metres) to another fort - again amazing view
Lovely beaches and colorful buildings...