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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May 9th, 2015: Old Port Cove Marina – Boynton Harbor Marina – Lake Worth Inlet

The boat was shiny, the windows were corrosion-free, all pumps were working, and the weather was fine, so it was time to get the Hell out of Dodge! We had decided to take a twenty mile cruise down the Intracoastal Waterway for fuel. The fuel dock at Boynton Beach Harbor Marina was the cheapest in the area, at $3.11 per gallon. OPC’s price was $3.87, so it ...

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