First sibling visit

— Here’s a post that has been languishing in “drafts”. It’s a few pictures from my sister’s visit.  (The second sibling visit will be posted soon.)

February 18 to 25th, 2013, Belize

My sister, Eli, was the first sibling to visit us on On Delay. It was extra special to have family aboard.

The cayes of Belize have a lovely laid-back Caribbean feel. We spent some time inside the barrier reef on Ambergris Caye and Caye Caulker, as well as visiting the atolls outside the reef (Turneffe and Lighthouse — home of the famous Blue Hole dive site). There are only four atolls in the northern hemisphere and three of them are in Belize (the fourth is in Mexico a few miles north).

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A Little Healthy Competition

Monday, April 29th, 2013

Ten plastic bottles, three rolls of tape, fishing line, scavenged cardboard, plastic bags, locally sourced rocks and sticks, most importantly, 5 very motivated racers, this is what it takes to create the First Invitational Isla Mujeres Summer Kick-Off Regatta 2013.

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Getting off the hard is hard

April 4 – 17, 2013, Isla Mujeres, Mexico

Hard work on the hard at Isla Mujeres marina.

We’re happy with the new bottom paint. We chose black paint instead of blue. When the black starts to wear, we’ll see the original blue underneath. That will help us gauge when it’s time to repaint again.

Our new bottom paint looks beautiful.

Our new bottom paint looks beautiful.

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