Now in yellow, red, grey and pink as well as the original blue
Irving Priest proudly wearing his hat in a very cold Vermont
Where am I this month?Skill testing question
Our third 25th Anniversary Conch-test draw took place on 25th January. Marge and Bill Rolfe did the draw with Jules overseen by Terry Archbold and his gallant crew!!
Conch-grats to Marty Hofstetter our third winner.
The third draw
This is what Marty said when he heard he had won
“Fantastic news …. we all love Conch see you all a week from today”
25th Anniversary Conch-Test question to enter the fourth and final draw on 25th February is:
In which harbour is Conch Charters based?
Email your answer to [email protected] don't forget to include the start date of your charter. Only one entry per charter
See our website for full details and eligibility requirements
Did you know
In English Pubs and Taverns of the seventeenth century bartenders would keep a watch on the alcohol consumption of the patrons: keeping an eye on the pints and quarts that were consumed.
As a reminder to the patrons the bartender would recommed they “mind their Ps and Qs”.
It may also have been a reminder to bartenders not to confuse the two units, written as “P” and “Q” on the tally slate.
The Pink Conch Shell
2 1/2 oz Conch Superior Rum
1 1/2 oz Coco Lopez
1/2 oz Grenadine
1 oz Amaretto
2 oz Pineapple juice
Add all of the ingredients to a blender and blend until fully mixed.
Pour into a highball glass of ice and garnish with a slice of pineapple.
Skill Testing Question
What is the name of the bay in the picture and for a bonus hat for a friend – what Island?
Hint: It is not out of bounds in a North Swell but it certainly makes it a bit rough
Boat for Sale
Hunter 420 – 1999
Current price $145,000
The Hunter 420 Centre Cockpit is a boat built for comfort, suitable for one or two couples looking to gently cruise the warm waters of the British Virgin Islands. The air conditioning and generator keep the warm breezes bearable even in mid Summer.
The Hunter 420 CC is a two cabin and two head boat. . Both cabins are very roomy, especially the aft cabin with king size bunk. Designed with plush comfortable seating, it is luxury all the way. The salon dining area will accommodate more than four if you make new friends along the way! It is home from home.
The air conditioning and generator will keep you cool even on a hot and humid Caribbean night.
The galley is fully equipped for those who prefer to cater for themselves and includes refrigeration, microwave, coffee pot and kettle. There is a charcoal bbq for those al fresco grill offs and a blender for concocting those tropical drinks.
It has great deck space and a roomy cockpit. The bimini provides essential shade.
The swim platform has a shower and boarding ladder.
It has an in mast mainsail with a roller furling genoa.
Anchoring is made easy with the electric windlass in beautiful bays to snorkel or swim.