Panama

Shelter Bay Marina

We are LOVING Shelter Bay Marina.  It’s a great place to hang out with other cruisers, stock your boat, and wait for your turn to transit the Panama Canal. Safe Haven From a sailing standpoint, it is extremely sheltered. We’ve had a few windy days, but even then, the water is flat calm. It doesn’t…

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…

The Caribbean

Sailing Saint Lucia: Rodney Bay, Marigot, & Soufrière

We’ve been cruising the Caribbean for 3 months on our boat, Starry Horizons.  We spent 13 days sailing Saint Lucia, stopping at the towns of Rodney Bay, Marigot Bay, and Soufrière. Chartering in Saint Lucia We were cruising Saint Lucia via our own sailboat, but there are charter bases in Saint Lucia.  The Dream Yacht Charters itinerary includes going…

The Caribbean

Dominica: Rugged Jewel of the Caribbean

About Dominica This is the most we have seen of any single island in the Caribean. If you don’t know much about Dominica, you should know it’s tiny!  Not just size, but it is the most undeveloped country in the Carib. Unfortunately, I think Dominica has to deal with a lot of issues within the country….