Tag Archives: 1. Cuba

Santiago de Cuba

Leaving Cabo Cruz at 11.30pm allowed us to get a good start on our 110nm easterly trip to Santiago de Cuba. There were few lights on shore in the wee hours and we could see the cliffs and white beaches … Continue reading

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Golfo de Ana Maria y Cabo Cruz

Leaving Cienfuegos on Cuba’s south coast to reach Cabo Cruz 200nm farther south was never going to be an easy sail. It had crossed our mind to do it overnight in anticipation of eased winds. Whether the mountains caused stronger … Continue reading

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Cienfuegos

Back on the mainland at Cienfuegos. Our Navionics charts are correct and we had no trouble motoring the last few miles in the dark to anchor near to the Marina Cienfuegos on Punta Gorda by 11pm. We anchored nearby Sweet … Continue reading

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Cayo Largo

Cayo Largo is a tourist location on the south side of Cuba offering punters catamarans to charter, diving and day trips to the cays. Due to a continuous army of winter cold fronts from the northwest we were trapped there … Continue reading

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Cuba; heading east

After only a couple of days taking in the sights, sounds and smells of Havana it was time to leave. The next suitable weather window was on the 6th January which was a light southeaster. On a fine day after … Continue reading

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