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Fiji

Fijian Hitchhikers!

Getting to and from Fulaga is challenging. There is a supply ship that comes on a (somewhat) regular basis, but it makes stops along the way. Tui, our guide in Fulaga, told us it took him 5 days to get to Suva via the supply ship. The other option, which our new friend Alifreti has…

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…

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

British Virgin Islands: 10-Day Sailing Itinerary

We arrived in the British Virgin Island on November 10th, after a hard five days at sea from Bermuda!  This was the start of the 2015-2016 cruising season, and the British Virgin Islands was the first stop in three months cruising the Caribbean. Ten days is pretty quick to move through the British Virgin Islands…

Bermuda | Travel & Sailing Blog

Bermuda: One Week

We visited Bermuda via our sailboat, making a pit stop for provisioning and a break from the Atlantic Ocean. While there, we had four of our friends come to stay with us. The two couples, Jacky and John and Brownyn and Tony, are close friends of ours. Where to Stay in Bermuda Transportation around Bermuda…

Travel & Sailing Blog

A Weekend on the Manatee River

While we were living on our boat in Palmetto, Florida, my parents came to visit us! That was a cause for celebration, and a great reason to stop boat projects and take Starry Horizons out for a weekend in the Manatee River. Snead Island Anchorage David and I had done some research and scoped out…