In my previous post I told the Mona passage story. Now after a high tech CSI-type data recovery we have the footage from that trip and here it is!
We stayed in Puerto Del Rey Marina for 2 nights. It was luxurious and a welcome rest from the pounding of the last 7 days. We used the stop to catch up on service before the cruising season of the … Continued
The Mona Passage We flew back to Punta Cana in the DR on Sunday the 21st of December. Chris Parker our weather router said it would be snotty conditions for two weeks and we should consider waiting until early January … Continued
We flew into Santo Domingo from which it is a three-hour cab ride to Samaná on the north coast where the boat was lying. The problem with DR is that you are not supposed to drive the roads at night. … Continued
After consulting with my weather router it looked like we had a good “window” to leave Provo on October 22nd and head for the Dominican Republic. We arrived at Blue Haven Marina and found the boat just the way we … Continued
Now for the big time. Georgetown, Great Exuma is known as “chicken harbor” because every year 350 cruising sailboats stop there for winter and don’t dare venture further. Why….because the big scary Atlantic Ocean stands between them and the Caribbean … Continued
Our departure day finally arrived after a year of preparations. We planned on heading out on September 1st from Port Everglades, and almost caught a curveball with tropical storm Erika approaching. Luckily, everything worked out perfectly as Erika turned north … Continued
The order for our Leopard 48 was placed in August of 2014 with an estimated delivery time of eleven months. It showed up on June 22, 2015 after being put on a container ship in Cape Town, South Africa, delivered … Continued