Gear failure complicates an unusual passage across the Gulf Stream.
that time we narrowly avoided sacrificing our deposit dragging anchor in strong overnight winds
The story of our charter of a Sunsail 444 catamaran and a Sunsail 404 catamaran from Placencia, Belize. 7 days during February 2019. Visual reef navigation was a new challenge for us but we managed to escape unscathed. I’ll post more on the challenges of sailing in Belize later; for now enjoy the video!
Why I almost quit sailing before I really got started Watching a peacock get blown over attempting to display his plumage tells me today will be a good day for sailing. I donned one of the terrible yellow foam life vests and signed out a hobie cat. The wind built as I sailed away from […]
Join us for 9 days and 8 nights chartering in Antigua. Day One – Saturday: All 17 of us made it to the Sunsail base around 4pm. Even though the boats weren’t technically ready until 6pm we were allowed to move gear aboard. Shere Khan was the 50’ monohull carrying 9 souls and Teranga III […]
With 17 people signed up we were going to need at least two boats. This, combined with the limited availability of boats in Antigua meant that we couldn’t get two matching boats to accommodate everyone. We settled on a 38′ catamaran and a 50′ monohull. We had wanted to try a cat for a while, […]