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On To Southport & The ICW North

We left Charleston City marina using the current to take our stern out and away from the dock. It was a good stay, if a little expensive. We investigated the prices for hauling out in the City Boatyard but having … Continue reading

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Home Time – Beyzano & Us

After another uneventful passage from Fernandina to the sea buoy off St Simon’s Sound, Beyzano is tucked up in her new home for 2 months at the Brunswick Landing Marina in Georgia, whilst we head off on a long journey … Continue reading

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A Week Cruising The ICW On Our ‘Canal Boat’

Having filled up with water and washed 7 weeks of laundry in the excellent front loading machines with hot water, we were all set to head north on the ICW to St Augustine for Easter. There was a strong current … Continue reading

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Extra Time In Havana

Pire, the Marina Manager at Cayo Largo, managed to get us on a flight to Havana on March 1st at a cost of 320 CUC so we have finally seen Cuba’s capital, a long held dream. The tiny airport wasn’t … Continue reading

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On East To Cayo Largo – Another Port Of Entry

We let Grant know the weather and told him we would be continuing east before the easterly winds set in for a few days. We would be retracing our steps going west again so didn’t need to explore ashore that … Continue reading

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Exploring Lago de Izabal On ‘Horizons’

Jeff invited us for another mini-holiday last week and this time we headed west to the 25 mile wide Lake Izabal. During the mornings it was very calm but the wind can kick up in the afternoons and it isn’t … Continue reading

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Visiting Belize’s Offshore Atolls & The Blue Hole

The 3 atolls are Turneffe, Lighthouse and Glovers, Turneffe being just 8 miles east of the barrier reef and our first stop. We left Placencia with ‘Moody Mistress’ to sail close to the wind for Garbutt Cay for an overnight … 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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Wonderful Time In Guanaja

This must go on our list of favourites, very near the top. The anchorage at El Bight is scenic and has provided us with excellent holding throughout some very windy nights. Ashore there are only a few beautiful houses nestling … Continue reading

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Tour Of San Andrés In A Bright Red Jeep

We had thought about heading to Providencia on Wednesday but wanted to see more of life here first and continue buying things we need in their excellent shops. You can get almost anything here, including boat equipment in the hardware … Continue reading

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