We set sail from Puerto Rico expecting a “sporty” sail. What started as a mundane sail ended with winds to 40 knots, a fresh gale, and steep waves. The coast of Columbia is renowned for it’s sea conditions. Some say it’s the entire Atlantic piling up in this corner of the Caribbean. Others say it’s the current. On the fifth day we took down all of our sails in order to slow down our surfs down these waves. This sail will go down as one of our most memorable rides.
We’re here in Cartagena now and loving it. It has everything you could ever want from an old world city. A great atmosphere and cheap food. It’d be accurate to say we’re fully in Cartagena’s clutches!
What do you do when have to wait for batteries? You swim with dolphins! What an unreal experience!! We play with these intelligent creatures for probably over an hour. We watch and listen in awe as they chirp, laugh and blow bubbles around us. We continue to cruise the Spanish Virgin Islands and explore a rickety […]
We Kiteboard Salt Whistle Bay as well as the Tobago Keys. Hands down some of the best locations to kiteboard in the eastern Caribbean! We stop by Bequia and buy a 4 pound lobster. Then continue on overnight to Martinique where we stock up on french cheese, baguettes, and wine. Note: Fuel problems are now […]
What a fun couple of weeks! We do a little crazy driving in Grenada, catch a very nice size Wahoo (that’s a fish). We have fun trading with the local fishermen on Petit Martinique and get a lot wet with monsoon-like rains on Union Island. A little underwater exploration wraps up this action packed episode. […]
We’ve done it. We’ve left the boatyard and this time we managed to do it in under two weeks. Our mission was simple; get everything done below the waterline. The rest can wait. We’ve only seen a glimpse of what Grenada has to offer. It is an absolutely gorgeous island with an incredible amount of personality. The locals […]
This cruising life sounds wonderful doesn’t it? What we possibly gloss over is things like boatyard work. It’s really hot awful work. Nothing works on a boat when it’s out of the water. No toilets means climbing down a ladder in the middle of the night and running across the yard. No anchorage means no wind […]
After 30+ hours of travel, we are finally back in Grenada. The same island where our boat is! It’s been an epic journey. We have an epic time ahead of us with boat work. Very soon we’ll be back to cruising the tropical waters of the Caribbean and beyond!
We are enroute back to our boat! Currently sitting in the Toronto airport with another twelve hours of travel ahead of us. We absolutely cannot wait to see our gem of a Catamaran. She’s been patiently sitting on the hard in Grenada. We have massive plans this coming sailing season. Stay tuned for tons and […]