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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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Los Morros & Sheltering From Weather In The Cayos De La Leña

As you get towards Los Morros there is a buoy just as you enter the shallower water but all the others, save the 2 for the marina entrance, are missing. The water dramatically shallows from off the scale to 6 … Continue reading

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Passage From Isla Mujeres, Mexico To San Antonio, Cuba

I knew I was tempting fate writing that everything was working on the boat! The few hours before we left Mexico for the SW tip of Cuba, were spent trying to work out why we didn’t have any shore power, … Continue reading

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More TLC For Beyzano – Renovated GRP, Anchor Windlass, Autopilot & Guest Cabins

Our workmen have finished for now with the completion of our GRP repairs, the improvement in the anchor windlass and servicing of the autopilot, otherwise known as ‘Cyril’. Arnie and Hector did a great job of the GRP and matched … 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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Final Few Miles To Our Delightful New Home For The Next Six Months

After managing to sleep again after the storm we woke to the sound of egrets twittering and the wonderful sense of calm water and no wind. Who needs to sail! We ate some ‘Christmas cake’ I had frozen for our … Continue reading

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Free Time In Belize

After more than four months of keeping to a schedule, we are finally on our own again and with time on our hands to relax and meander. Although we do have the rather pressing constraint of hurricane season creeping up … 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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