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Sumner Point Marina, Rum Cay

03 Apr 18

Hi All, Sumner Point Marina Rum Cay ‘lives’ but only just!! With all the land disputes, hurricanes, and what have you, it’s a bit like the Wild West but we were able to get two Horizon Powercats in and rafted up comfortably on the remains of a dock. Two nights there for a bag of … Continue reading Sumner Point Marina, Rum Cay


Oxford Guests Enjoy Times Aboard PC60 Ptolemy

28 Jun 17

And then the ‘boys’ arrived; four directors of Oxford Products in the UK, ably led by my baby son Andrew, well he is only 45, so very young…. I have little in the way of images of their week with us, probably because it was over in a flash of alcoholic haze. They led Barbara … Continue reading Oxford Guests Enjoy Times Aboard PC60 Ptolemy


PTOLEMY Welcomed 4 Guests For a Good Time in The Bahamas

01 Jun 17

More drivel from the addled mind of an aging geriatric salt stained, beer soaked master of very little on his last day in the Bananas for a month. Some names may be omitted to protect those thought to be innocent but may not be… Last time I infected your inboxes with mindless ramblings was probably early … Continue reading PTOLEMY Welcomed 4 Guests For a Good Time in The Bahamas


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!


Huge Fun Aboard Horizon PC60 PTOLEMY

18 Nov 16

After an excellent race weekend at Savannah Georgia, Team Hammond and Beighton, with Ladies Barbara and Judy, cruised south on the good ship PC60 Ptolemy into Florida and onto a dock in Daytona. Our dock in Savannah was on Hutchinson Island just across the Savannah river from the city, a massive waterway leading to the … Continue reading Huge Fun Aboard Horizon PC60 PTOLEMY


Alec Hammond: July News From Good Ship, PTOLEMY

02 Aug 16

Whilst all our family and friends in the UK have been basking in a heatwave, weather out here in the Bahamas has been and still is ‘interesting’ with constant strong winds mostly from the east and regular rain squalls; not complaining of course! Just mentioning it because I don’t want Ron Maydon getting too cross…. … Continue reading Alec Hammond: July News From Good Ship, PTOLEMY


PC60 PTOLEMY Withstands ‘a Bit of a Blow’ Cruising in Bahamas

31 Mar 16

The adventures of Alec and Barbara with guests Chris and Judy on our new Horizon PC60 PTOLEMY, in a ‘bit of a blow’ whilst cruising in Bahamas. “On Tuesday evening we were at anchor off the pretty island, Hawksbill Cay in the Exuma Island chain, pleasant calm sort of day with a little wind from … Continue reading PC60 PTOLEMY Withstands ‘a Bit of a Blow’ Cruising in Bahamas


Horizon Power Catamarans Christens Two New Power Cats

02 Sep 15

Recently, Horizon Power Catamarans held a broker friendly get together at Bahia Mar in Fort Lauderdale Beach, Florida, to introduce the new PC52 Open Flybridge, Far Niente, owned by Mr. and Mrs. Steele and PC60 Open Flybridge, Ptolemy, owned by Mr. and Mrs. Hammond. This event coincided with the FYBA Broker show, where in all,  five power cats were on display and 12 sea trials were done … Continue reading Horizon Power Catamarans Christens Two New Power Cats


Launch of New PC60 Power Catamaran PTOLEMY

24 Jun 15

Horizon Power Catamarans is pleased to announce the launch of the new PC60 power catamaran, PTOLEMY. Her owners, who have built many previous Horizon vessels, including the first PC60 “Blue Horizon,” ventured with Horizon Group CEO John Lu and his wife, along with Horizon USA Preferred Partner, Richard Ford of the Power Catamaran Company, for sea trial and … Continue reading Launch of New PC60 Power Catamaran PTOLEMY