Waking Up From a Dream

We dreamed of sailing off into the sunset. We made our dreams come true. And now we’re boatless and unsure how we feel …

Understanding Cuba: “Bacardi and the Long Fight for Cuba”

Looking for one book that will enlighten, entertain and educate you on historical perspective for your upcoming trip to Cuba?

Cuba: What To Expect

Expect change, be flexible! Nothing stays the same. Even day to day.

Returning From Cuba: Checking In On A Boat

Our experience returning from Cuba to the US. Easy, but frustrating all at the same time.

Transportation: Getting Around Cuba Without Breaking the Bank

So many options for transportation. There are inexpensive alternatives to overpriced private taxis that are lots of fun if you know how!

How Do I Get to a Bank?

How to find a bank near Marina Hemingway. The fastest and easiest for us was Jaimanitas. Here’s how to get there.

How Much Money Should We Take to Cuba?

How much money should we take to Cuba? CUC (convertible pesos) and CUP (Cuban National Pesos) explained – as well as what things cost. Remember NO US bank credit cards, so no ATMs, only the money you have with you aboard!

To Cuba and Back!

Finally, our Cuba adventure begins!

Hola Cuba!

Cuba … finally!

Weather to Sail to Cuba

Even though it’s only 90+ miles, sailing to Cuba can be tricky. The Gulf Stream is flowing easterly and the predominant winds are from the east, against the current. What are we looking for?