Monthly Archives: August 2007

Bye Puerto la Cruz

It is not sure yet when I will be leaving nor when I’ll be posting this, but it is looking likely that I am going to leave PLC soon. Went by the canvas shop this (Thursday) morning, yesterday they had … Continue reading

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Canvas progress

Today I got my new main sail cover in. Installed it and it looks very nice. The club foot (stay sail) cover was also finished, but lacking a small detail, that should be done by tomorrow morning. Work on the … Continue reading

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Just a quick update from PLC. Managed to get some cash by transfering money to a US bank account (with help from Jason), and a local travel agent then pays out in Bolivars. This deal made me a millionaire (unfortunately … Continue reading

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What is going on in Puerto la Cruz

It has been two weeks since I arrived in Puerto la Cruz.  Little by little things are happening.  After I had bought a dinghy from Heinz on Wednesday, I heart on the radio that another boat had a dinghy for … Continue reading

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Today has been a successful day: managed to buy both a dinghy and an outboard.  Heinz from Galathe had an old dinghy, funny enough almost the same model as I had before, but a few years oldes.  It needs a … Continue reading

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A fun sail on Sunday

Through my neighbors (from Drifter) I have come to know a Dutch lady (Emily) that has just moved here (from Curaçao) a couple of months ago. With her Venezuelan friend Paolo she invited us (Coby and Arnold from Drifter and … Continue reading

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Bonaire and Venezuela pictures

Pictures from the last two weeks. When you click on a picture you can see the full size image (same as in previous picture uploads). Bonaire waters. Captain Susie behind the wheel of Wishful Thinking. Slave huts seen from the … Continue reading

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Trip so far in Google Earth

Thanks to Kevin there is now a Google Earth file covering my trip: svmorninglight.kmz

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Puerto la Cruz so far

It has been an interesting time in La Cruz so far. My neighbors are Dutch (Drifter), so it’s nice to hang out with them. Then on Saturday I was invited by the French contingent here in the marina. They organized … Continue reading

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Venezuela bureaucracy

Now that the boat was docked all I needed to do is check in. Well, that became a long story: on Saturday I walked to the office of the Capitania de Puerto office. There was an official there, he had … Continue reading

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