Our Current home - Bahia Redondo Marina

Good friend, Peter Ratcliff helped us on our first cruise to Venezuela in 2006 - shown on the left with Dave and me celebrating our arrival with champagne.

In 2007 Dave and I cruised from Venezuela back to the British Virgin Islands and then back to Venezuela alone - completing the journey in just five months. We visited most of the Leeward and Windward Islands and had a perfectly splendid trip.

arrival in Venezuela

We love our marina in Puerto la Cruz. Bahia Redondo Marina has all of the ammenities including a lovely restaurant and pool. There are 153 slips, most occupied by cruisers with about 20 nations represented - mostly British, French, Germans, Italians, Swiss, Danes, South Africans, Canadians and Americans - who are not at all in the majority. Although we are all trying to speak Spanish the profusion of languages is quite interesting.

A huge majority of cruisers have sailed their vessels across the Atlantic. Most have cruised the entire Caribbean. A good many are younger couples, obviously successful, who have taken a few years out of the routine of daily jobs. We are a very interesting and diverse lot.


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