December 2010


Hello from Honduras!! We cleared Belize on Sunday December 12th. Clearing out was about a big of circus as clearing in. The first stop clearing out is finding the right forms they require, a basic crew list. They sent us down the road to the only copy machine in town, closed on Sundays!! Off to the boat to print our own generic crew list. Then to Customs, being Sunday we went when the morning ferry was clearing passengers. There are...

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December 19, 2010 Hello Again, Well I am spending a lazy Sunday afternoon catching up on my writing, I apologize to all our readers for leaving you with nothing to read for the last week.   We spent out last days in Belize heading south to the last town Punta Guorda. This is the last place to clear out of Belize and would serve as our hopping off point on our way to Honduras. Before we left Belize we decided to take a trip to Rio...

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December 16, 2010   We met one swiss guy Dimitri in Platentia, Belize,  he wanted to sail to Punta Gorda! So Capt. Pedro invited him! He was exiting. From Punta Gorda we did trip to Rio Dulce, Guatemala ( pics coming…) together with our new crew “The Muffin Man” Dwight. And finally Dimitri sailed with us until Honduras, Roatan over night! Pedro will write long story about our sail! It was cool to have some one...

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December 9, 2010   Hello from Monkey River!! Monkey river is a 15 mile “Super Dink” ride south of Placencia. The coast of Belize for the most part consists of shallow mangrove reefs. The charts are not very accurate so you have to be really careful navigating the waters. We entered Monkey River and encounteredwildlife immediately. First was mister turtle who gave a nice pose for the camera. A little further up the...

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December 8, 2010   Hello again! We arrived in Placentia mid morning on Dec 7th. We spent the previous night in Pelican Cay, A small mangrove cay about 10 miles from Placencia. It seems the entire coast of Belize was affected to some extent by the last hurricane that passed through 6 weeks ago. Placencia was no exception, several of the docks at the marina had been destroyed by the storm. There were several boats anchored off of...

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