Category Archives: Techy Stuff

13.7 Knots – Fast Sleigh Ride To Isla Mujeres From Belize

Wow, what a ride! Fast and furiously, ‘Beyzano’ made her way from the southern tip of Turneffe Atoll in Belize to Isla Mujeres, Mexico covering the 260 miles in just 35 hours. Our top speed was 13.7 knots and we … Continue reading

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You Can Check Out But ……………….

With apologies to The Eagles and Hotel California but will we ever leave? Strange how things turn out sometimes but we filled up with water on Monday and motored the couple of hours to Texan Bay to anchor for the … Continue reading

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Mast Cleaning & Hauled Out In Ram Marine, Rio Dulce, Guatemala

I have always thought the mast looked streaky and dirty and muttered on about Rob needing to clean it for ages but Rob ignored me. So I decided it was my turn to be hauled up to the top of … Continue reading

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Fishing Success – But Only Rob’s Arm!

When we returned from movie night last Friday a neighbour’s alarm was going off and nobody was going to sleep through it, especially Rob, so he went onboard to switch it off. Unfortunately he caught his arm on a fishing … Continue reading

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TLC For Beyzano

Whilst Belize suffered some damage from Hurricane Earl with power lines down and some devastated beaches, in the Rio it was eerily calm and dry for a few days whilst the system passed just north of us. On the diagram … Continue reading

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Hurricane Earl – Just A Whisper Away

We have all been watching the Tropical Storm named Earl for a few days as it was predicted to take a path quite close to us and may reach hurricane status this afternoon as it approaches Belize. Being tucked up … Continue reading

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Life In The Rio Dulce – 5 Years On

Today it is 5 years since Beyzano sailed out of Falmouth harbour in Cornwall and headed across Biscay to Spain. It was the start of our big adventure and the realisation of a long held dream. Looking back it was … Continue reading

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Arrived In Belize For The Last Day Of The Rally

Usually one of the downsides to taking part in a Rally is that there is a schedule, some tighter than others. Fortunately this one gave us a lot of freedom whilst in the Guna Yala and throughout the second leg … Continue reading

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Swimming With Whale Sharks And Dolphins

Utila must be a lucky island as we have all managed to tick off a few firsts in the few days we’ve been here. 15 of us paid just 33 pounds each for a 2 tank dive which lasted nearly … Continue reading

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Busy Social Life Once Again

With so many boats gathering in Curacao for the start of the OCC Rally it is no wonder we are getting very busy with social events.  A few boats are in Curacao marine in Willemstad, a few in Seru Boca … Continue reading

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