Hope's and Howard's Sailing Adventures

Atlantic Cruising on board Mazu

The Bachelor Party!

With the boat spruced up a bit, beer in the fridge, a large pot of chili prepared and oodles of corn chips, hummus, salsa and rum onboard, we were ready to receive Scott and his friends by 2pm on Thursday, whew! Sadly some of them weren’t able to make it at the last minute due to a large snowstorm that hit the US East Coast that day but the 7.. Read More

Antigua, St Barths and St Maarten

It has been a while since I last posted a blog so there’s a bit of catching up to do! We had an enjoyable passage from Deshaies, Guadeloupe to Antigua in sunshine with wind on the beam and boat speed (over ground) ranging from an exhilarating 8 1/2 knots initially and down to 4 1/2 but mostly around 6 knots … and even a few dolphins for company along the.. Read More