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Old 28-10-2012, 16:24   #1
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Spring Break 2013

We have chartered a boat in Belize over spring break (March 10th- 17th 2013). We are looking for a family to share the boat and expenses with. We are a family of 4 with two boys ages 12 and 13. We are planning to to sail out of San Pedro and do some diving and fishing. We have bareboat experience and any level of sailing experience is welcome. The boat is a four bedroom two bath catamaran, and you will have your own 1/2 of the boat. Due to the poorly developed cruising support in the area, the majority of the meals will be onboard, and water conservation is a must. If you are interested in an adventure to remember please reply.
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Old 28-10-2012, 17:59   #2
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Re: Spring Break 2013

Some suggestions.

I assume you are charting with TMM. They used to offer a one-way drop off in Placencia. Not sure if they still do, but this eliminates the need for you just to hump the boat back up to San Pedro (against prevailing winds and currents), keeps your route downwind and down current, and lets you see more of Belize.

Some family charter activity suggestions:

Ambergris Caye: Hol Chan snorkel tour, popular site, guide required, but great snorkeling.

Caye Caulker: fun family activities: Shark Ray Alley snorkel tour, Ras Creek rastaman nature tour,...

St. Georges Caye: Walk to the N end of the caye and ask about the aquarium tour.

Swallow Caye (just across the cut from Drowned Cayes): The ranger there offer Manatee watching tours...he knows where they like to hang out so can take you right to them.

Re provisioning:

The are loads of good provisioning and dining options in both San Pedro and on Caye Caulker (just south), but it starts getting pretty sparse as you work your way south from there.

You can duck into Cucumber Beach Marina (near Belize City) for fuel/water/bar/restaurant/zip lining...

You can sometimes take on fuel & water at Southwater Caye (depends on their supply levels at the time). Good bar/restaurant there too.



....currently in Placencia delivering a boat up from the Rio Dulce...
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Old 29-10-2012, 19:53   #3
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Thank you for the great information. They no longer offer the one way, that would be nice. We own property down south and will probably not get down that far due to limitations on return trip. I truly appreciate your recommendations, I will add them to our plans.
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Old 02-11-2012, 16:54   #4
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Thank you for the great information....
You're welcome. Be happy to answer any other Belize questions you have.
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