2018_2019

In November and December 2018 we will sail to the Caribbean islands off the coast of Mexico and Belize as well as the Bay islands off Honduras.

2019 we sail via the San Andres islands to Panama where we will spend some time in Bocas del Torro and the region around Portobello but sail mainly in Kuna Yala – the San Blas Islands – land of the Kuna Indians.

1.10.2018 to 22.10.2018 Boatwork – Guatemala – Nana Juana Marina: 

 on the hard…..

Three weeks of hard work on the boat in Guatemala are finally coming to an end. The engines have been serviced, Antifouling applied, the keels have been reattached, sails been serviced and the boat emptied and cleaned inside.
Now Wild Too is ready for some new adventures and I am happy to sail away in a view days to Mexico, were we meet Stephie and Emilia.

22.10.2018 to 5.11.2018: Rio Dulce (Guatemala) to Isla Mujeres (Mexico)

Island hopping, snorkeling or diving in Guatemala and Mexico!

We will sail about 4 days in Guatemala discovering Rio Dulces beautiful nature. Starting point is Rio Dulce, Fronteras were we can use the anemities of the Nana Juana marina on the first day. (pool, etc

Highlights we will discover via boat are Lake Izabel, which is surrounded by 3000m high mountains, old fortresses and waterfalls with 40°C hot water, inlets were we can find howling monkeys and hot springs. Lake El Golfete with ist Indian settlements, dugongs leads us to the Canyon of the Rio Dulce and after about 50 nm into the ocean.

From Guatemala we sail directly to Mexico with a stopover at underwaterparadise Chinchorro. (178nm) After another 123nm we will check in in Isla Cozumel were we discover its worldfamous underwaterworld.

Isla Mujeres, 41nm further north is an island with caribean flair and endpoint of the sail. Cancun were the international airport with directflights to most big cities in US and Europe is situated is only a short and inexpansive ferry ride away.

 

5.11.2018 to 19.11.2018 Isla Mujeres (Mexico) to S. Pedro, Amergris Cay (Belize)

Sail with us to the Caribean islands off Belize and Mexico!

In Mexico we meet at Isla Mujeres near Cancun, were the international airport with daily flights to many European and US cities is situated. Isla Mujeres can be reached from Cancun with a short a nd inexpansive ferry ride. Isla Mujeres is a palmisland with caribean flair, a nature reserve and a snorkel- and divers paradise.

Next destination, 41nm to the south is isla cozumel a worldclass dive and snorkel island. From there we sail 120nm to Belize with one stopover at the Chinchorro atoll an underwater paradise far off the beaten path. After 40nm we check in into Belize in San Pedro, Ambergris Cay. Besides Ambergris Cay we will visit Cay Calker. Ambergris Cay and Cay Calker are laid back islands with palm trees and sandy beaches. The cuts to the outer reef are nice dive and snorke spots.

The sail ends in San Pedro with its ferry orflight connections to Belize City or Chetumal (Mexico) many times a day.

 

19.11.2018 to 3.12.2018 S. Pedro, Amergris Cay (Belize) to Belize City

Sail with us to the offshore atolls of Belize!

The offshore atolls off Belize Turniffe, Glovers reef and Lighthouse reeff are a divers and snorklers dream. Turquoise clear water and palm islands with sandy beaches will serve as our anchorages within the sheltered atolls.

Starting point of this sail is San Pedro at Ambergris Cay which can be reached via ferry or plane from Belize City or Chetumal (Mexico) several times a day. San Pedro as well as Cay Calker our next destination are pleasant palm islands with laid back backpacktourism. At this sail we focus on the two offshore atolls Turnife and Lighthouse reef with many spectacular dive and snorkel spots on the outer reef and protected anchorages inside the turquise waters of the atoll. Highlight will bet he Lighthouse reef with its nature and bird sanctuary halfmoon Cay and the UNESCO protected worldclass divesite Blue Hole.

This sail ends in Belize City were the international airport with its flights to Cancun or Miami is situated.

 

3.12.2018 to 17.12.2018 Belize City – barrier reef – Glover Reef –  Belize City

Sail with us to the palm islands behind Belize´s barrier reef and to the offshore Atoll Glovers Reef!

The worldwide second largest barrier reef is situated in Belize. Many small palm islands with sandy beaches are lined along this barrier reef chain for a distance of several hundred miles. Due to the difficulty to reach these islands mass tourism has not set foot yet. Several passes (cuts) in the reef to the ocean serve as snorkel or divesites.

First half of the trip we sail within the protected and turquoise waters of the barrier reef were we have the full tradewind but no waves at all. This sail will be suitable for sailors prone to seasickness. Second half of the sail we visit the Glovers reef, a Offshore Atoll with palm islands within the sheltered turquise waters of the atoll and spectacular divesites along the outer reef. Starting and endpoint of this sail is Belize City were the international airport with flights to Cancon / Mexico or Miami is situated. Destinations on this sail are Tobacco Cay, Southwater Cay, Queen Cays, Hatchet Cay as well as the Glover Reef with several islands and anchorages.

 

17.12.2018 to 31.12.2018 Belize City (Belize) to Isla Roatan, Bay Islands (Honduras)

Sail with us from Belize City via Lighthouse Reef Atoll, a worldclass dive and snorkelarea to the Bay Islands off the Honduras coast Isla de Roatan and Isla Utila

Startingpoint of this sail is Belize City were the international airport with flights to Cancon / Mexico or Miami is situated.

The offshore atolls off Belize Turniffe, Glovers reef and Lighthouse reef are a divers and snorklers dream. Turquoise clear water and palm islands with sandy beaches will serve as our anchorages within the sheltered atolls.

Highlight is the lighthouse reef with its nature and bird sanctuary halfmoon Cay and the UNESCO protected worldclass divesite Blue Hole.

From there we sail 80nm to Isla Utila, a island with caribean flair and part of the Bay island chain off Honduras.

Utila and our next destination Roatan is well known for there underwaterworld, whalesharks, iguanas and the laid back backpacker atmosphere.

The sail ends at Isla Roatan, known for its sandy beaches and suitable for departure because of its good ferry and flight connections.

 

31.12.2018 to 14.1.2019 Bay Islands (Honduras) to San Andres Archipell (Columbia)

Sail with us from Isla de Roatan, Bay Islands (Honduras) to the columbian Offshore island group Isla San Andres

On this sail we will visit the islands of the Honduras Bay island group Isla Roatan and Guanaja and the offshore islands of the Columbian San Andres Group Isla de San Andres and Isla Providencia. Starting point is Isla Roatan, known for its sandy beaches and suitable for departure because of its good ferry and flight connections.

Next destination is Isla de Guanaja with its Caribean flair and known for whalesharks, iguanas and the white sandy beaches.

From Isla Guanaja we sail 155nm to the Cayos Vivorillo were we can make a stopover depending on the weather. After further 60nm is another opportunity for a stopover – Arrecifes la Media Luna (Honduras). At the next destination Isla Providencia we like to spend a couple of days. Providencia lies like our final destionation Isla de San Andres more than 100nm east of the mainland and is part of Columbia. Both islands are known for there beautiful underwaterworld, the clear water and the nice anchorages and protected bays around the island.

The final destination San Andres is only 50nm further south and has an international airport with good flight connections .

 

14.1.2019 to 28.1.2019 Isla de San Andres via Bocas del Torro to Portobello (Panama)

This sail starts at the offshore caribean island San Andres (Columbia) which is due to its international airport suitable for crew changes. Isla de San Andres lies more than 100nm east of the mainland and is part of Columbia. It is known for the beautiful underwaterworld, the clear water and the nice anchorages and protected bays around the island. After a view days on the island we sail 190nm to Panama to Bocas d Torro with its Indian settlements and small islands with good dive and snorkelspots. After further 130nm we sail to the Rio Chagres which is partly navigable and with a little luck we can see beside the old colonial fortress houling monkeys in the river inlets.

Final destination is the old colonial town Portobello with 2 large fortresses and good connection to the international airport in Panama City

 

28.1.2019 to 11.2.2019 Portobello – San Blas – Portobello (Panama)

11.2.2019 to 25.2.2019 Portobello – San Blas – Portobello (Panama)

Sail with us at the San Blas Islands – Kuna Yala – the land of the Kuna Indians

This sail is about island hopping to the countless palmislands and white sandbeaches of the San Blas islands and exploring the islands above and under water. The San Blas Islands are seperated from Panama by a long mountain chain which is how the Kuna Indian managed to keep their original habitat over centuries. As a start and ending point of the sail we have chosen the old colonial town Portobello with 2 big fortresses and good connections to Panama City airport as well as good opportunities for provisioning.

After only a day sailing we will reach the San Blas islands were we have only short distances from one island to the next. We can visit protected anchorages in turquise lagoons, small palm islands with white sandy beaches and islands with Indian settlements. With the dinghi we can go into rivers with crocodiles and hike the dschungel forrest. The countless coral reefs surounded by shallow and clear water are very suitable for freediving and snorkeling. On many anchorages the Kuna Indians come paaddeling with their kanus and sell fresh fish, lobster and their handcraftetd molas for cheap.

 

25.2.2019 to 11.3.2019 Panama via Isla San Andres to Belize

Blauwasserfahrt from Portobello (Panama) and a stopover at Isla de San Andres and Isla Providencia (Columbia) to Belize City (Belize)

As a start point of the sail we have chosen the old colonial town Portobello with 2 big fortresses and good connections to Panama City airport as well as good opportunities for provisioning.

Focus on this sail is the 800nm bluewater passage. We will also visit the Rio Chagres in Panama which is partly navigable and with a little luck we can see beside the old colonial fortress houling monkeys in the river inlets. After about 2000nm we will reach the Offshore island of San Andres which is part of Columbia and were we want to stop for several days. San Andres is known for its beautiful underwaterworld, the clear water and the nice anchorages and protected bays around the island.

On the ongoing 500nm trip  to Belize we pass the lighthouse reef with its nature and bird sanctuary halfmoon Cay and the UNESCO protected worldclass divesite Blue Hole. If timingwise possible we make a short stopover there before clearing in at Belize City.

Ending point of this sail is Belize City were the international airport with flights to Cancon / Mexico or Miami is situated.

 

11.3.2018 to 25.3.2018 Belize City – Barrierriff – Turniffe and Lighthouse Atoll – Belize City

Sail with us to the palm islands behind Belize´s barrier reef and to the offshore Atoll Lighthouse Reef!

The worldwide second largest barrier reef is situated in Belize. Many small palm islands with sandy beaches are lined along this barrier reef chain for a distance of several hundred miles. Due to the difficulty to reach these islands mass tourism has not set foot yet. Several passes (cuts) in the reef to the ocean serve as snorkel or divesites.

First half of the trip we sail within the protected and turquoise waters of the barrier reef were we have the full tradewind but no waves at all. This sail will be suitable for sailors prone to seasickness. Second half of the sail we visit the Lighthouse reef, a Offshore Atoll with palm islands within the sheltered turquise waters of the atoll and spectacular divesites along the outer reef. Highlight at the lighthouse reef atoll are its nature and bird sanctuary halfmoon Cay and the UNESCO protected worldclass divesite Blue Hole. Starting and endpoint of this sail is Belize City were the international airport with flights to Cancon / Mexico or Miami is situated. Destinations on this sail are Tobacco Cay, Southwater Cay, Queen Cays, Hatchet Cay as well as the Lighthouse Reef with several islands and anchorages.

 

25.3.2019 to 1.4.2019 Belize to Guatemala

Island hopping along the palm islands behind Belize´s barrier reef and the nature beauty of Rio Dulce in Guatemala!

Starting point of this sail is Belize City were the international airport with flights to Cancon / Mexico or Miami is situated.

The worldwide second largest barrier reef is situated in Belize. Many small palm islands with sandy beaches are lined along this barrier reef chain for a distance of several hundred miles. Due to the difficulty to reach these islands mass tourism has not set foot yet. Several passes (cuts) in the reef to the ocean serve as snorkel or divesites.

First half of the trip we sail within the protected and turquoise waters of the barrier reef were we have the full tradewind but no waves at all. This sail will be suitable for sailors prone to seasickness.

After the short passage south to Guatemala we will sail about 4 days in Guatemala discovering Rio Dulces beautiful nature. The Canyon of the Rio Dulce leads us about 50 nm inland. First we reach. Lake El Golfete with ist Indian settlements and dugongs.

Highlights we like to discover via boat are Lake Izabel, which is surounded by 3000m high mountains, old fortresses and waterfalls with 40°C hot water, inlets were we can find houling monkeys and hot springs.

End point is Rio Dulce, Fronteras were we can use the anemities of the Nana Juana marina on the last day. (pool, etc) The international airport is situated in Guatemala City which can be reached by an inexpansive busride.