Passage Diary – Cartagena, Colombia to Horta, The Azores 3,300 miles

7th May to 14th June 2022 By Nick We were due to leave Cartagena today. We have been here too long. An outbreak of Covid on the boat and unfortunate timing waiting for a good weather window has meant we have again been anchored off the city for more than a month for the secondContinue reading “Passage Diary – Cartagena, Colombia to Horta, The Azores 3,300 miles”

Guna Yala – A Sinking Paradise

By Nick Visiting the Guna Yala (San Blas) has been a profound experience. The Guna Yala is a largely autonomous province of Panama stretching for 230 miles of the Caribbean coast until the border with Colombia where we spent two and a half months. It was a privilege to be amongst these indigenous people (‘TheContinue reading “Guna Yala – A Sinking Paradise”

St Vincent to Panama: Diary of a passage

This is slightly old news now. It’s scribblings from our 1,050 mile 12 Day passage from St Vincent and the Grenadines to Puerto Lindon, Panama. We arrived in Panama 1st November 2021. by Nick Day 2 It’s 2pm scorching hot and we are cruising along at a steady 5 knots plus a knot or twoContinue reading “St Vincent to Panama: Diary of a passage”

Getting Greasy in the Grenadines

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is made up of the main island of St Vincent and a cluster of islands trailing off to the South – the Grenadines, including amongst others, Bequia, Mustique, Balicaux, Canouan, Union and the marine reserve of the Tobago Cays. These islands are a variety of lushly forested volcanic mountains, sandyContinue reading “Getting Greasy in the Grenadines”