Tag Archives: sailboats

Cuba by Boat…or Not

Cruise_to_Cuba.DT-1-2.April 2015President Obama’s recent actions to restore normal diplomatic relations with Cuba so far do not extend to the sea: American boaters are still prohibited from crossing the 90 miles of water that separate the two nations. This article in the April 2015 Soundings explains why.


Norman Island, BVIs

The Infamous “Willie T” floating bar/restaurant in the Bight, Norman Island (SB)

One of the best — and, unfortunately, one of the post popular — anchorages in the British Virgin Islands is Norman Island: Once a pirate’s nest with buried treasure, it now attracts tourists by the boatload. This article from SailingBeat takes a look at a premier cruising destination in the Caribbean.