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Ep#7 pt2.: Perspectives on Hurricane Hole Luperon Bay in DR.

Teena travels to Luperón Dominican Republic and chats with Captain Kathay Garcia. Also in this episode a Captain Andy Bamba. Find out what you need to know about Hurricane Hole Luperon Bay. This is part 2 of Episode 7 – https://youtu.be/4v0nBMuxfgQ Coming soon… Luperon outtakes. 🙂 This episode is sponsored by El Milagro Beach Hotel and Marina. http://www.elmilagrobeachhotelandmari…   Credits: Opening theme film credits: Teena Clipston Carey Missler Tomas Durban Belinda and Dan Govatos Episode film credits: Teena Clipston, Dan Govatos Video editing: Teena Clipston Special thanks to: Rick and…

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Offshore sailing with Sail Libra. Your adventure starts today!

Last call for Cuba! Teena speaks with Laura about her sail to Isla Mujeres Mexico and an upcoming trip for Cuba on Sail Libra in this CruiserTV short. Full episode coming soon… Sail Libra is an Offshore Charter operation covering exotic areas of the Gulf of Mexico, the Caribbean and beyond. Built in 1969, with a refit completed in 2015, our 60′ custom ketch, s/v Libra, has logged thousands of miles and successfully passed rigorous sea trials and testing. Book your offshore adventure today at http://saillibra.com. Video credits: (Maria) MP…

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CruiserTV Ep#7 pt.1 – Luperón, DR. – The Bruce Van Sant interview!

Teena travels to Luperón Dominican Republic and meets with author Bruce Van Sant and his wife Rosa. Van Sant has surveyed over 200 anchorages between Florida and South America, and has racked up well over 80,000 sea miles doing it! In this interview we speak about his book Passages South, the trade winds, Luperon Bay, Columbus, and more! Episode 7 is part one of two. Also in this episode a brief look at the services for Cruisers in Luperón, including sail repair, new and used sailboat parts, and hull out…

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Hurricane Hole – Luperon, Dominican Republic

By Teena Clipston. There is a certain allure to Luperon that has captivated many a cruiser, and when it comes to Hurricane Holes, the Bay of Luperon is without a doubt one of the safest places to be. While Luperon may not be for everyone all of the time, let’s get down to the reason you want to head there during Hurricane season. Luperon is on the north coast of the Dominican Republic in the province of Puerto Plata. The topography of Hispaniola comprises a high mountain range that tends…

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CruiserTV Ep#6: The Mantus Mini Scuba Pack by Mantus Anchors

Teena meets with brothers Greg and Phillip Kutsen from Mantus Anchors to discuss their new product, the Mantus Mini Scuba Pack. On location at El Milagro Beach Hotel & Marina in Isla Mujeres, Mexico. With special guests; Eric Schott, Hannah Bengtsonn, and Andy Fernandez. Visit the Youtube video below to view the show. For more information on Mantus Anchors visit: www.mantusanchors.com   Video and photo credits: Eric Schott Teena Clipston Andy Fernandez Opening theme video credits: Teena Clipston Carey Missler Tomas Durban Belinda and Dan Govatos Video editing: Teena Clipston Song Credits:…

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Engaging the Galley

I love cooking. In particular, I love trying new recipes with ingredients I can’t pronounce, and I love baking breads. There aren’t many things that thrill me more than seeing any of our 11 children’s faces light up when I set a tray of fresh warm cinnamon rolls on the counter, or when my husband comments on the mouth-watering aroma coming from the galley. I have to admit that when we moved onto our boat, a Leopard 46 catamaran, I was a little intimidated about my cooking situation. I was…

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An Atlantic Crossing: Smoooooooth Sailing

Not every guy with a little dinghy and big dreams should set off on a journey across a vast ocean. But with some training and the right safety equipment to go with it, an Atlantic crossing isn’t necessarily that big of a deal. Picture-perfect sunsets. Water gently lapping against the side of the boat. A gentle breeze blowing from behind. These are not images generally associated with an Atlantic Ocean crossing. Usually those three words conjure up scenes from serious offshore races, with some poor guy in full wet weather…

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CruiserTV Ep#5: Cruising with Kids

Teena travels to Luperon, Dominican Republic and stays aboard SV Aphrodite with the Escher family for an episode of Cruising with Kids. Meet Lorraine and Rick Escher in this up close and personal interview and find out what it is like to sail with four kids on board – a ten year old, and eight year old, and five year old twins! As they make their way around the Caribbean and decide just how far they will go on this hopeful circumnavigation. Find their blog here : www.aphrodite.cat Also in this…

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CruiserTV Behind the Scenes

Issue #1 June / July 2016 Inside this issue: From Land to Sea by Teena Clipston. The Premiere Episode by CruiserTV. How to Make a Dream Come True by Holli Holdsworth. Destination Cuba by Teena Clipston. The Bob Bitchin Interview by Teena Clipston. From Desert to Ocean by Monique Williamson. Dan Buoy Sea Rescue by Gordon Leon. The Story Behind MountOcean by Michael Orr. Let’s Talk – Boat Radio by Mike McDowall.

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