Category Archives: Greater Antilles

Week With Friends In Culebra & Decisions To Make

Nothing of a sailing nature to report this time as we are all staying put in the thick sticky mud in Culebra’s Ensenada Honda, just off the main town. We have had some strong gusts from the east and northeast … Continue reading

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The Journey Back East Has Begun

With Beyzano cleaned to within an inch of her life, again, the tanks full and all our ‘marina boat jobs’ done we have finally left Puerto Rico. We enjoyed our stay in the quiet marina, despite the poor Wi-Fi and … Continue reading

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Car Hire & Tour Of Ponce

On the marina site is a Thrifty Car Rental office and at just over 31 GBP per day it was cheaper than Enterprise, even online, so we opted for a 2-day rental with a SatNav for an extra 10 dollars. … Continue reading

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Tour Of Puerto Rico – Day 2

This time we started off in Old San Juan, visiting the imposing fort guarding the entrance to the deep harbour, named ‘El Morro’. It dominates the eastern side of the narrow harbour entrance and with another fortification on the western … Continue reading

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Touring Puerto Rico – Day 1

What an amazing day!! Setting off at 0730 with Barry and Robyn from ‘Smart Move’, we drove north on the excellent road system past San Juan on the north coast and then west about three-quarters of the way across the … Continue reading

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Marina Bound In Puerto Rico

Wednesday looked a bit miserable weather wise, so we opted to stay another day in Culebra, catch up with Steve on ‘Southern Cross’ and have lunch in the Dinghy Dock. Delicious burgers and prawn salad. During the night the boat … Continue reading

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Are We In Paradise?!

This weekend we made use of the light winds to visit a few of the bays by boat, staying overnight in one of the loveliest anchorages in the Caribbean. On the east coast of Culebra is a narrow entrance into … Continue reading

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