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.

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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.