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Whales

Posted by Tni Newhoff on February 2nd, 2007

While making passage from the Dominican Republic to Puerto Rico we received an incredible gift. Off the northwest tip of the DR, we saw a whale breach nearly a dozen times less than 100 meters from our boat! I have never seen anything like it before. It felt as though he was putting on a […]

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Luperon, Dominican Republic

Posted by Tni Newhoff on January 28th, 2007

Four days at sea and we arrived in the wonderful Luperon, Dominican Republic. After becoming accustomed to the arid lowlands of the Bahamas for the past couple of months, the lush green mountains of DR were a feast for our eyes. The passage was a smooth (albeit long) one. It is truly amazing to be […]

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We have just completed my longest passage to date. It is nice to have these kind of miles under my belt and to continue to build on my sailing knowledge and experience. We left Conception Island on Tuesday evening and arrived in the Dominican Republic on Friday morning. Originally we had not intended to make […]

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