In the coastal Puerto Rican town of Parguera, a small fleet of cruising boats rests quietly in the mangroves.
Expectations proved to be misleading: From the moment the Around the Americas guys sailed into the harbor off Old San Juan, their experiences in Puerto Rico were nothing but fantastic. "Herb's Watch" for December 3, 2009
Ocean Watch has plenty of company on her Northwest Passage voyage, including the Belgium-registered Baloum-Gwen, a steel 49-footer skippered by French sailor Thierry Fabing (third from left).
Buddy boats abound in Barrow, Alaska: The Around the Americas sailors on Ocean Watch find them heading in both directions in their attempts on the Northwest Passage. "Herb's Watch" for our August 20, 2009, CW Reckonings