Appreciation for the Ocean (Sailing La Vagabonde) Ep. 30

We leave divers paradise – Bonaire for our predicted 3 day sail to Santa Marta – Colombia. This passage is known for its wild winds off the coast of Colombia, ranking in the top 5 worst passages in the world. We started out with close to nothing winds and we got to throw the assy up for the first time …

The De-evolution of Fish, in the Caves of Bonaire (Sailing La Vagabonde) Ep. 29

Sisyphus; a character in greek mythology who was doomed to the task of repeatedly rolling a boulder up a hill and watching it roll back down again. Having spent the night on anchor at our last destination in Los Roques it was time to weigh anchor and head to our next stop along the line, Aves. I like to stay at …

Island Hopping Los Roques (Sailing La Vagabonde) Ep. 27

Los Roques is an archipelago of 350 islands, cays and islets! We leave the main island and set off to explore some. We are running out of food quite quickly and spearing is forbidden in Los Roques, so we make a trip to the next island over Aves to stock up with some fish. The main island only receives food …

Los Roques Babyyy (Sailing La Vagabonde) Ep. 26

Because of the mix up with the time I had allocated for our Grenada to Los Roques crossing we were due to arrive at night time. We decided to try slow down a little and even found a reef that Elayna could free dive to waste a couple of hours. Elayna jumped in but was definitely a little hesitant as …

Hitting the High Seas, Venezuela Bound

VENEZUELA – I am actually writing this about 100 miles off the island of Los Roques, Venezuela. We left Trinidad and overnight sailed to Grenada to pick up a part before heading towards Venezuela on a 2-3 day sail. We were very rushed. It was the day that we would leave again, set sail and be free. I can’t remember the …