Thursday, January 25, 2007

Moving on - by Geert

Thanks to the invaluable help of Manuel Fernandez, of Santo Domingo, we managed to get the boom and sail repaired. We even had time to explore the city, nearby Boca Chica, and the mountains in the interior. The marina in Santo Domingo is far from brilliant, but affordable ($12 a night) and the location is hard to beat. From the cockpit we have a view of the colonial city, and almost everything we need is within walking distance.

We hope to sail overnight to the fishing village of Salinas, on the Bahia de las Calderas, about 60 miles west of here.