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Just When We Thought it Couldn’t Get Any Better

29 Mar 18

So we got the ‘skunk’ off the boat with a nice Mahi Mahi this afternoon and were happy as clams. Then, just a mile out from the anchorage wham, bam, thank you Mam, three lines going berserk and just Barbara and I to ‘fish’ them. Maybe it was as well that one line broke so … Continue reading Just When We Thought it Couldn’t Get Any Better


PTOLEMY Owner Alec Hammond Catches Atlantic White Tip Shark!

06 Mar 17

Barb and I, on the good ship PTOLEMY, departed Fort Lauderdale in the early morning, January 31st, heading for the Bahamas 55 nautical mile west across the often ‘challenging’ Gulf Stream. This should have been a gentle calm crossing according to our weather guru Chris Parker. Sadly, it wasn’t and he later apologized, first time he … Continue reading PTOLEMY Owner Alec Hammond Catches Atlantic White Tip Shark!


Yachting Magazine: How to Live Your Cruising Dreams

13 May 16

To understand the Horizon PC60 power catamaran, you need to put aside preconceived notions about midsize yacht amenities. For example, main-deck master suites are the province of yachts over 100 feet length overall. Incorrect. This 60-footer has an elegant and spacious owner’s stateroom on the same level as the salon. If you want a 14-foot … Continue reading Yachting Magazine: How to Live Your Cruising Dreams