back on the route to SAN BLAS/GUNA YALA with 9 souls on board…easy
going, weather is calm and sunny;) WE HAVE SOME SPOTS AVAILABLE AGAIN
FOR OUR 21ST NOV TOUR AND SPACE FOR MOTORCYCLES!
here we are again on our route cartagena to san blas (coco bandero) its 8:30am and we see panamas coastline allready…will be on anchor in “coco” at 2:30pm now breakfast in middle of the ocean, total calm sea and sunny;) some spots are still available for our 3rd nov tour san blas to cartagena!
3 stressfull weeks in cartagena with a lot of dirtworks so now the old
lady is in best conditions (still a lot to do for the next cartagena time!)
yesterday night 10pm we arrived with a small group of 11 souls on board
in coco bandero and today its the best weather ever and evrybody is
swimming, snorkeling and relaxing untill the bruschetta lunch in an
hour…later BBQ on our special beach;)
STAHLRATTE is anchored in cartagena bay for a 3 weeks maintenance … anti-rust action, cylinderheads overhaul and many many things to do! next sailing to san blas 19th september
we are on maintenance in the bay of cartagena
for the next tour leaving cartagena for san blas 22.july we are booked
we spend the last days in Isla Elefante… doing some works and fixing
the watermaker… feeding the kunarachas and taking care about how the
pelicans get some fish..now we are anchored in Carti… yesterday was
party day (father’s day…) and we have had a lot of visits on the
boat… Today we loaded 11 bikes, and tomorrow we start the tour!
6am dropped the anchor 100 meters from catalina island providencia right
underneath the captain morgans canons:)
we arrived yesterday very early in morning (4am local time) to isla mujeres and
have unloaded the bikes allready, didi all the paperwork and allready repaired
the 2 broken sails (main and staysail had some open sewings)
now we are preparing for the tour down to providencia….just winds do not seem
to be favourable for us if we believe the forecast…..
3rd day at sea. the winds got really calm yesterday evening so we had to put the
sails down and running under engine the whole night. so now we are just before
the yucatan straight and a 140nm from isla mujeres. mainsail, squaresail and
flyer are set and a light easterly breeze allow us to head westwards with 2.5
2nd day at sea. since yesterday 8pm we are sailing slowly with a light easterly
breeze towards west. the sea is calm and its real holliday feeling on board;)