Artikel mit dem Tag "sailing"


04. März 2024
Now and then, Mother Nature brings me to my knees, and shows me that while I may have seen a lot of her violence and her beauty in my lifetime, I haven’t seen it all! We dropped anchor in the tranquil embrace of Bahia San Lorenzo, a haven that grants access to the awe-inspiring Cave (Cueva de la Linea) nestled within the enchanting Haitises National Park. In the morning the bay unfolded its charm—a fusion reminiscent of Ha Long Bay in Vietnam and Ko Pi Pi in Thailand. Haitises National...
26. Februar 2024
Last week we set our course across the mystical Mona Passage to SAMANA BAY (DOM REP). With 150 nautical miles ahead, (22 hours of sailing) the Mona Passage demands our full respect and attention. With anticipation, our sails catch the Caribbean breeze, guiding us to the Bay of Samana. The thrill of witnessing humpback whales in their natural habitat becomes the heartbeat of our adventure. Isla Mona, nestled proudly in Puerto Rico's embrace, unveils depths beyond a thousand meters, guarded by...

20. Februar 2024
Embarking on a nautical journey in the south of Puerto Rico unveils a world where the waves become your dance partners! Rincon's Serenade of Surf and Sun: Rincon, known for its mesmerizing waves, attracts sailors seeking the perfect blend of adventure and tranquility. As a sailing enthusiast, navigating through the crystalline waters surrounding Rincon feels like choreography with the ocean's rhythmic dance. The vibrant surf culture adds a unique charm to this coastal gem, making it an ideal...
14. Februar 2024
Looking for a place to play Robinson Crusoe? You can also while away the hours underneath coconut palms, wade in the warm water, or get a mask and snorkel and explore coral reefs that ring the island. For many years the island was known mostly for the conflict between angry islanders and aloof federal officials. Over the course of six decades, the U..S. Navy used two-thirds of Vieques, mostly on the island's eastern end, as a bombing range, and the western tip as an ammunition dump. After an...

08. Februar 2024
Your Home Can Travel! This is one of the biggest pros for many sailors. For those with an unyielding wanderlust, having a home that travels is the ultimate liberation. With a simple lift of the anchor, sailors can pivot to a new locale within hours – a refreshing change of scenery, people, and opportunities. The real magic lies in the flexibility to curate your surroundings. Unhappy with the neighbors? Move your boat. Unlike land living, you're not bound by proximity, offering a dynamic...
03. Februar 2024
Located just to the west of the USVI and BVI, the islands of Vieques, Culebra, and Culebrita dominate the Spanish Virgin Islands cruising grounds. You’ll find all sorts of habitats including mangroves, rocky coastlines, vibrant coral, and gorgeous caribbean sandy beaches. Top highlights include hiking to the lighthouse on Culebrita, swimming, visiting the notorious target practice tanks on stunning Flamenco Beach (or Playa Flamenco) at Culebra, and witnessing the bioluminescence at Mosquito...

06. Januar 2024
Remember, you can't compete with someone who is genuinely having fun! I create content that I hope reaches people like me and hopefully generates interest in a newer audience. Whether it is shorter form content on Reels or through blogposts , I try to make content that the audience finds fascinating and adds value to their life. 3 Things Every Content Creator Needs To Hear 1. Passion Drives Waves of Creativity: As a content creator sailing the digital seas, your passion is the wind that propels...
20. Oktober 2023
When it comes to the freedom and flexibility of sailing, there’s nothing quite like it. The ability to drop anchor and stay away from the harbor for extended periods is a true luxury. However, achieving this level of independence from essentials like diesel, water, and electricity is a sailor’s challenge. While sailors who frequent different ports may not be bothered by these concerns, for those embarking on long-distance bluewater sailing, self-sufficiency becomes paramount. In this...

09. Oktober 2023
Honestly, it feels like we've been living in an eternal summer! Embarking on this journey has been nothing short of a dream. It's as if time itself has slowed down, and we've found ourselves living in an eternal summer. Our voyage began in November when we set sail from Gran Canaria, crossing the vast Atlantic to reach the enchanting shores of St. Lucia in the Caribbean. From there, we've explored the hidden gems of the Caribbean islands, each one offering its own unique charm and beauty. We've...
10. April 2023
Although the BVI can be busy and some anchorages crowded in season, there are still quite a few quiet spots if you get off the beaten path! The British Virgin Islands were devasted by the hurricanes of 2017 but now all the charter ⛵️are back! Gone are the days of finding your own remote piece of paradise in the BVIs. If you’re in a mooring field, expect to have lots of neighbors, close at hand. So, choose your ball wisely.

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