Tortola to Florida boat delivery -  April 2004

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Paloma Blanca at the Sun Sail docks in Road Town, Tortola, BVISun Sail docks in Road Town, Tortola, BVIMe relaxing on Paloma Blanca, prior to our leaving TortolaLeaving TortolaLeaving Tortola and Maya CovePulling into a cove on Water Island, just off Saint Thomas, USVIPulling into a cove on Water Island, just off Saint Thomas, USVIPulling into a cove on Water Island, just off Saint Thomas, USVITom and MartinOur first sunset, spending our first night at Water IslandApproaching the island of Culebra, just off Puerto RicoPulling into the harbor at CulebraPaloma Blanca at the end of the pier in Ensenada Honda Bay, CulebraCulebra sunsetIsland Marina located between Culebra and the main islandU.S. Customs building in Fajardo, Puerto RicoMe getting a little sun as we head out from CulebraLighthouse outside of FajardoAtlantic Ocean SunsetHarbor on Grand Turk IslandHarbor on Grand Turk IslandApproaching Cockburn Harbor on South Cacos IslandCockburn Harbor on South Cacos Island.  The harbor is very shallow and we touched bottom a couple times while coming in.Tom walking down one of the main streets in the little town at Cockburn Harbor Back out to sea again and heading north.I think maybe Tom's gotten a little too much sunAnother beautiful sunsetApproaching Port Lucaya in the BahamasPort Lucaya in the BahamasPaloma Blanca tied to the dock in Port LucayaSailing through storm between Bahamas and FloridaSailing through storm between Bahamas and FloridaSailing through storm between Bahamas and Florida.  Of course the autopilot would choose night time in the middle of a storm to go out.Dolphins Playing in Bow WakeDolphins Playing in Bow WakeYep, another beautiful sunsetOur approach to Saint Augustine Harbor saw heavy windsBut once inside protected waters, things calmed downHistoric fort along the waterwayHistoric draw bridge opens up so we can passPaloma Blanca docked in Saint Augustine.  Another great trip comes to an end.