August 30th: Puerto del Rey – Ensenada Honda, Isla Culebra

We waited for Lasata in the morning, but they were taking care of some issues and planned to stop at the fuel dock, so we left before them for Isla Culebra. It’s only twenty-three miles to Culebra, which we heard gets very busy on weekends. Leaving Sunday morning, we expected to arrive after the crowds left. It was a fairly easy passage, with two to three foot...

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July 2015: Dominican Republic to Puerto Rico

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July 2nd, 2015: Las Terrenas

We decided to join Ralph and Stacie for an afternoon visit to Las Terrenas, a beach resort on the north side of the island, about 45 minutes from Samana. There are apparently a lot of expats living there, as we saw quite a few Americans and C...

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June 1st, 2015: Spanish Wells – Harbor Island (Devil’s Backbone Passage)

On Monday morning, I called the pilot Bandit to see if we could go through the Devil’s Backbone, and he said he would be out within twenty minutes. There were no other cruising boats in the area. Bandit is an older guy, with kind of a Dutch accent. He brought his boat to tow, so we had to stow Little Blend, but it was easy as there was no win...

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