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Couples will learn about living on board a sailboat
We had a great trip even though it was too calm to sail. The water was amazingly clear, and I snorkeled a blue hole off Great Sail Key in the Abacos. . Sharing the entrance to the port of Miami
After 30 plus years of sailing I am still learning new things. On a small boat in calm waters with an easy day of instruction you can learn the basic principles of sailing. Being comfortable standing a watch at 2 AM on a 50′ sailboat with miles of ocean around you, the lights of a ship heading toward you in the distance and a thunderstorm off your port bow may take a little longer.
I had the chance to watch some of THE NATIONAL PARKS: AMERICA’S BEST IDEA on PBS last night, the history of Everglades National Park was fascinating;
Bring Your Family for a special Thanksgiving, Christmas, or New Year Sailing trip in The Florida Keys this year. Swim Sail and Snorkel, spend some quality time cruising the tropical Islands of the keys, and of course have a holiday dinner that can’t be beat! www.island-dreamer.com/family Your family can help sail the boat, snorkel, fish […]
We are offering a special on our fall couples cruising live aboard classes
Margie and I went to the Grand Parade at Fantasy Fest in Key West for the 1st time last year. It was quite an experience fun, but not for the faint of heart. It is a huge costume party on the streets of Key West where the participants and many of the watchers have spent much time […]
We are currently visiting Tel Aviv, Israel. What struck me this morning as we were walking around the market was both how different it was, yet how it is so much the same as being in the US. The small shops selling a cacophony of goods, the smells of fresh spices and breads is very […]
I will be posting again now that my 12 week long trips with the Boy Scouts at the BSA High Adventure Seabase is over. an email from my last crew; Hi captain harold we thoroughly enjoyed serving with you as our captain on the wonderfully beautiful ship of yours the Island Dreamer we shall always […]
We recently had the chance to help a couple sail to the Bahama’s and learn about their new 46′ Outbound Sailboat. We left from South Florida in the evening and arrived in the Berry Islands the next evening. We spent the next couple of days practicing docking, sailing and doing man overboard drills. Of course […]