Being a Tourist in Ponce, PR

Tuesday, March 10 Today we rented a car from Hertz.  they met us at the Marina Offfice and drove us a few miles to their base where we picked up the car, a Kia.  It had good A/C which was very much appreciate since we don’t have it on the boat.  We had wanted to […]

Passage to Luperon, DR – Diverted to Bahia Marina Samana

Wednesday, March 18 to Thursday, March 19 Miles Traveled:  149.0 nm Wednesday, March 18 We checked with Chris Parker on the best day to leave for our 48 hour, 248nm journery from Boqueron, PR to Luperon, DR.  We checked with Walkabout and they agreed that today was the best time to leave.  They would leave […]

Culebra to Viaques The Passage

Saturday March 7 Distance Traveled 24.7 NM We raised the main sail then pulled the anchor and by 6:45 AM we were on our way.  We motor sailed out of the bay and turned south to head for the east end of Viaques.  We were reaching with a reefed main and reefed jib. so reefed […]

Salinas, Puerto Rico

Sunday March 8, 2015 Miles Traveled:  50.6 nm We pulled the anchor at 6:12AM and motored out of the harbor at Ensenada Vieques.  Our friends Bob and Jeanne on Walkabout left 10 minutes after us. The wind was very light so we kept motoring toward the SE point of Puerto Rico in 6 foot swells. […]

The Baths, BVI’s

Tuesday, February 24 Miles traveled:  8.3 nm The Baths,  9.7nm Great Harbor, Peter Island We left Virgin Gorda 731am after Phil had to tighten the Alternator belt from squealing.  We quickly let out the head sail and started towards the channel with the Star Clipper Cruise Ship leaving also towards the same channel  then we […]

Surprise!! Friends from Home

Saturday, February 20 I woke early a little after 6am and read until time to listen to Chris Parker Weather. The wind is to increase later today and tomorrow and start decreasing on Monday with a North Swell for the next 24 hours developing. We are protected from the north swell (we hope) and have […]

St. Martin to Virgin Gorda, BVI’s

Thursday February 19 to Friday, February 20 Miles Traveled: 81.6 nm Overnight to Virgin Gorda We had moved Changes out of the lagoon at St Martin on the 2:30 bridge and anchored off the beach. Once again following the 8 coordinates we wrote down after a cruisers Net, we saw water 5.8ft under the keel […]