THE MYSTIQUE IN THE 1980's
Below are some old pictures
taken of a sailing trip we took in the
1980's on friend Morris'
yacht Mystique. The captain, Ted, had to take the yacht from St Thomas
to St Lucia to pick up Morris and some friends and he needed a crew,
and we volunteered.
Doreen, Aviv and Vered sailed and helped all the way from St Thomas,
where we were living at the time, to
St Lucia. If I remember correctly the trip took about 3-4 days.
Apart from actual help on the boat, Vered also acted as barber and Aviv
fished for something to eat (See Picture Archives for his big
We stopped on the way in St Martin and anchored off-shore. Moran and I
were flying back to St Thomas from there. This meant we had to have our
passports checked first so Ted took our passports and headed for the
Immigration Office by wind surfing while we wondered what would happen
if he fell off with our passports in his back-pack. We all spent a few
hours on St Martin, both on the Dutch side and the French side, and
Moran and I flew back to St Thomas and Doreen, Vered and Aviv
continued to St Lucia..
my Old Pictures collection