The Voyages of s/v Lucky Bird

21 August 2019 | Straits Marina, Mackinaw City
06 August 2019 | Village of Brockport
30 July 2019
27 July 2019
21 June 2019 | Wickford Cove Marina
20 May 2019 | Antlantic Yacht Basin
13 May 2019 | Homer Smith Marina, final Salty Dawg Destination
21 April 2019 | Frenchtown, St. Thomas V.I. Easter Celebration
20 April 2019 | Brewers Bay, St. Thomas VI
11 April 2019 | Nanny Cay Marine, Tortola, BVI
28 March 2019 | Green Cay Marina, St. Croix, US Virgin Islands
25 March 2019
24 February 2019 | Jolly Harbor Marina, Antigua

Time to Catch Up With The Blog Entries

18 October 2018 | RAM Marina, Rio Dulce, Guatemala
It's been a busy time for us having returned to the Rio in late June. We took a look at our bucket list and decided now was the time to dig in. Here's a quick list of our plane, taxi, train, bus and boat journey:

Starting out from Ram Marina, Rio Dulce:

Private plane to Guatemala City - The owner of RAM offered us a free ride, sweet!!
Taxi from Guatemala City to Antigua - that's An-Tea-Gwa as opposed to the island Antigua, An-Tea-Ga
Antigua (4 days)
Lake Atitlan - Panajachel - 3 days
Lake Atitlan - San Juan La Laguna - 1 day
Lake Atitlan - San Pedro La Laguna - 1 day - Bob climbed the San Pedro Volcano
Back to Antigua and Guatemala City for a Flight to Bogota Columbia, then Quito Ecuador and finally Guayaquil Ecuador - 2 days
Plane from Guayaquil to Baltra to get aboard the yacht Darwin for tour of the Galapagos Islands
Boat cruise through the Galapagos Islands - 5 days - Suuuper!!
Back to Guayaquil for flight to Lima Peru
Lima Peru - 1 day
23 hour bus trip from Lima to Cusco - Wow, what an experience
Train from Cusco to Aguas Calientes - 2 days in Aguas Calientes
Machu Picchu - 1 day

Turning around and heading home:

Aguas Calientes by train to Cusco
Cusco to Lima by bus
Lima to Quito by plane
Quito to Guatemala City by plane
Guatemala City to Rio Dulce by bus - 6 hours

We are assembling all the pictures, there is just so much to tell.

Vessel Name: Lucky Bird
Vessel Make/Model: 1990 Moody 425 cc
Hailing Port: Kenosha, WI
Crew: Robert & Alice Smith
Alice and I have spent considerable time together on the water; cruising and racing on the waters of New England, the Caribbean and Lake Michigan.

Sailing is our passion and together we've been fortunate to experience the thrills, the camaraderie and the enjoyment boating provides. [...]

We seek the freedom, excitement and challenges of voyaging.

Lucky Bird's Photos - Main
This is our second journey south to the Caribbean. This time we've chosen to exit Lake Michigan and proceed south through the in-land waterway system to Mobile. We'll start around Labor Day and take our time exploring the history of middle America.
207 Photos
Created 28 July 2017
30 Photos
Created 12 July 2013
101 Photos
Created 17 July 2012
Bob and Alice return to Lucky Bird after spending the summer in Addison.
31 Photos
Created 4 December 2010
Heading into the Windward Islands and further south
108 Photos
Created 22 February 2010
121 Photos
Created 11 June 2009