Ponce, Puerto Rico

Mark & Sue Owen
Sun 5 May 2013 23:49
17:57.99N 66:37.11W

All is well on board and we are now safely anchored off Ponce Yacht Club, Puerto Rico. Our very favourable SW winds continued right up until a few hours short of our destinaation, when the wind died and we had to motor the final 20 miles. At this point, as if on cue, we were joined by a large pod of dolphins. We have some great video footage of this very special welcome to Puerto Rico.

Having expected a long, upwind slog we can hardly believe our good fortune. We benifitted from a pretty rare phenomenon annd enjoyed one of our best sails of the season.

As it is Sunday we were unable to complete the Customs and Immigration formalities, so that will have to wait until the morning. Time for arrival beers, then ...