LeuCat Adventures

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26 February 2017 | Grand Bay, Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
22 February 2017 | Cousteau Marine Reserve
22 February 2017 | Cousteau Marine Reserve
21 February 2017 | Cousteau Marine Reserve
21 February 2017 | Cousteau Marine Reserve
20 February 2017 | Cousteau Marine Reserve
20 February 2017 | Cousteau Marine Reserve
19 February 2017 | Cousteau Marine Reserve
17 February 2017 | Cousteau Marine Reserve
16 February 2017 | Between Martiniqu and St. Lucia
15 February 2017 | Port Elizabeth, Admiralty Bay, Bequia
14 February 2017 | Britannia Bay, Mustique Island
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Year 6 Day 91 Puteri Harbour Ferry Terminal

06 May 2013 | Puteri Harbor Marina, Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Dave/ Hot
The other day I walked over to check out the almost completed ferry terminal that is next to our marina. It will be an international terminal with ferries going to Harbour Front in Singapore, Tanjung Balai Karimun, Indonesia (west of Singapore near Sumatra) and Harbour Bay, Batam, Indonesia (to the south of Singapore). I had heard rumors that it would not be opening until next month. It was originally to open toward the end of last year but things get delayed here in Malaysia all the time.

As you can see from the picture I posted about, this complex will be very nice when it does open and will make getting around very convenient. Unlike the bus we take to Singapore, which drops you off at a mall in the suburbs, this ferry will drop you off right in the harbor area of the city. It makes getting into the downtown area so simple.

The ferry to Singapore will run three times a day departing Puteri Harbour at 0700, 1400 and 1800. The ferry will take about 90 minutes to make the 29 nm trip. The round trip was will be $58 RM or about $19 US.

I was not allowed to go into the complex to check it out but the guard insisted that ferry service will be starting this Wednesday, May 8th. If that is true, then it will be operating in time for us to take it as we start our trip to China this Friday, May 10th. It will make getting to our hotel in Singapore so much more convenient. I have now been in Malaysia long enough to know that an opening date just has no meaning here but I am encouraged. I thought I would walk back over to the ferry terminal on Wednesday to see if it is really open and that the ferries are running. With my luck, it will be open but only the ferries to Indonesia will be running...
Vessel Name: Leu Cat
Vessel Make/Model: Lagoon 440
Hailing Port: Dana Point, CA
Crew: Mary Margaret and Dave Leu
About: Our goals are to spend the next 10 to 15 years cruising around the world and sharing this adventure with family and friends.
Extra: S/V Leu Cat is Lagoon 440 rigged for blue water sailing. It is 44 feet long with a 25 foot beam
Leu Cat's Photos - (Main)
Wedding and Reception photos April 18, 2015, Yosemite, CA
51 Photos
Created 30 April 2015
Here are some pics that I took while visiting w/ my parents in the Galapagos Islands
22 Photos
Created 29 March 2010
Our Photos of this very magically place
94 Photos
Created 21 September 2009
1 Photo | 7 Sub-Albums
Created 1 April 2009
A tour of St. Kitts that Mary Margaret and I did
75 Photos
Created 7 May 2008
1 Photo
Created 25 March 2008
Pictures of the sea life in the cut between Little Jost Van Dyke and Green Cay, BVI
30 Photos
Created 17 March 2008
Here are a number of pictures of St. Maarten and the places we visited
36 Photos
Created 21 January 2008
Photos of Nanny Cay
6 Photos
Created 11 January 2008
Here what the idoit charter did to Leu Cat
11 Photos
Created 9 January 2008
Join us as we explore the Spanish, American, and British Virgin Ilsands.
15 Photos
Created 20 October 2007
To help get you ready to go sailing with us, we wish to introduce you to Leu Cat so you will know what to expect when you get here! Just click on the first photo and then use the "next" button to advance through this slide show.
19 Photos
Created 19 October 2007
This is a collection of photos documenting our sail through the Windward Islands during May/June 2006 with our son, David Paul.
62 Photos
Created 14 October 2007

Who: Mary Margaret and Dave Leu
Port: Dana Point, CA