When sailing northeast along the Caribbean island chain it’s possible to skip Puerto Rico. Many cruisers sail from the Virgin Islands, over the top of Puerto Rico and up to Turks and Caicos or the Bahamas. They choose not to sail Puerto Rico. Skipping Puerto Rico on the way down, however, is not as easy.
Our sailing trip along the south coast of Puerto Rico led us to one last stop on the mainland before heading to the Spanish Virgin Islands. Sailing into Palmas Del Mar Marina was easy. The marina attendants spoke excellent English and provided us with fantastic berthing directions. And once we were in the Palmas Del
Join us for a passage along the south coast of Puerto Rico. We visit the anchorages of Ponce, Isla De Cardona, Cayo Puerca and Puerto Patillas. Find out how we incorporated mangroves into a homeschooling lesson, a bit of yoga on the move, and loads and loads of beautiful views of the sea, sun and
In this new Sailing Puerto Rico video, episode 12 in our fifth season, we show you our first stop in Puerto Rico – Marina Pescaderia. We explain why our plan was to skip several islands and head straight to Antigua. We discuss the need to collect departure papers from US Customs and Immigration before leaving
Before setting sail around the world I had this simplistic plan of following the warm weather to wherever it took us. Little did I know that working with the weather isn’t necessarily easy! Sure, there’s warm weather to be found but there’s also some pretty nasty weather at times. (Note: The video of our sail