Category Archives: Voyage to Cuba

Pack Smart, Pack Safe & Book Giveaway #3

“Thru-hulls?  Oh, hush!  Nothing goes through my hull.”  You gotta love Mitch!  And every other new boat owner out there who is in that particular stage of boat-buying grief: Denial. When he thinks he is the only person in the … Continue reading

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Wind Chicken Gone Wild! (Article in SAIL Magazine)

The wind chicken did what?  Another really fun article here for you guys that was just recently published in SAIL Magazine’s July 2017 issue about our five-day voyage across the Gulf of Mexico this past December to Cuba.  As I … Continue reading

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Good Stress

It’s actually called eustress.  Have you heard that term?  I first saw it in Timothy Ferris’s Four Hour Work Week.  Definitely an exciting, kick-in-the-keister read if you’re looking for a book to make you rethink and reform your work habits.  … Continue reading

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#95: Historic Havana: Sail There with Me!

Mojitos at La Bodeguita del Medio, walk the historic Cathedral Square, tour Hemingway’s house, Finca Viega, dance at the Floradita and see inside the Casa Particular we rented for $40 CUCs/night. We take you all through Havana in this video … Continue reading

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#94: Clearing Customs and Exploring Cuba

Want to know exactly what it feels like to go through the customs process after sailing to Cuba?  Come along.  We’ll walk you through.  Show you exactly who boarded and what they wanted to know.  We’ve included a lot of … Continue reading

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Podcast Interview about Our Voyage to Cuba

Hey hey HaveWind followers!  A real treat for you here.  Crazy Annie, at it again.  I get so excited talking about our wicked sail to Cuba I can hear myself running out of breath.  It just bursts out of me. … Continue reading

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#93: Cuba Voyage Finale: Gulf Stream Crossing and Landfall in Cuba

The current of the Gulf Stream is no joke, particularly when it is pushing you into head winds.  Watch as we reef up and cross a pretty kicked up sea state across the Gulf Stream, sing to our first Cuban … Continue reading

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