Catamarans & Sailing

We’re in Panama!!

We have arrived in Panama! Starry Horizons is safely tied up to the dock at Shelter Bay Marina, thanks to some excellent maneuvering in close quarters by the Admiral. There are lots of other cruisers here prepping for the Pacific so we’ve already started making friends. Sailing Passage Summary The final day of the passage…

Maintenance | The Caribbean

Haul Out and Work At Grenada Marine

We’ve been really putting the pedal to the metal in Grenada.  Our visit to the main island of Grenada has only been two stops: Grenada Marine and St. George’s, and we know we are missing out on plenty of interesting things to do in Grenada.   Knowing that we have major miles to go in the…

The Caribbean

Sailing Carriacou in Grenada

We’re approaching the end of three months of sailing the Caribbean.  Grenada is our last stop before taking off to the Panama Canal and the Pacific.  We sailed overnight from Rodney Bay, Saint Lucia.  Grenada is an opportunity to haul out one last time at Grenada Marine, but before we get there, we get to enjoy…

Maintenance

Re-bedding Deck Hatches

Even straight from the factory, one of our deck hatches leaked. That meant that early into our cruising life, I learned how to pull out the hatch and re-bed it. Remove the screws in the frame. You might notice that the screws are not all the same. Be sure to keep track of what screws…