Category: Caribbean

Haitian memories

At the end of the last blog post we had sailed along the south coast of Hispaniola as far as the DR/Haiti border and, as 14th Feb dawned, we were looking forward to a day sail to Jacmel – a former coffee port about half way along the southern Haitian coastline. The intention was to …

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We really must learn how to speak some Spanish….

As we sailed into the sunset at the end of the last blog post we also sailed into calmer waters as we moved out of the Mona Passage towards mainland Dominican Republic. It is fair to say that we weren’t actually in the Mona Passage itself – which is the route that most cruisers take …

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Work and Play in Puerto Rico

At the end of the last post I promised you more detail about our sailing experiences around the mainland of Puerto Rico and a little bit about the rest of the island itself. So, here we go…. You will remember that having left the USVI’s we spent 18 nights on the offshore Puerto Rican islands …

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