54 is looking for 4th crew to deliver boat
from the Caribbean
back to Long Island Sound
. Besides myself, we have the owner and one other crew .
Planned departure is May 28-30th, weather
is free but you need to get to and from the boat
. If you are interested in making the passage
north with us please send email
Crew must have some offshore
experience and be capable of assuming watch in cockpit
The vessel is 1998 Hylas
54 #2 – Sea Pearl. She is in excellent condition and ocean capable. Her sails
are brand new and the standing rigging
was redone two seasons ago. She has made the trip between the Caribbean
and the NE 4 times. She is a three cabin
layout, 180 gallons of fuel
, 300 gallons of water
, 100 HP Yanmar
(3,000 hrs) and 8kw generator
. She has full safety gear
including new 6 person life raft, EPIRB
, spares inventory, etc. Full Raymarine electronics
, auto pilot, center cockpit
design. The boat has been professionally maintained.
We will use a professional weather
router through sat phone
The plan is to depart Tortola on May 28-30th. Weather permitting, we will sail straight from BVI
to Long Island Sound
. If necessary we will stop in Bermuda
. Watch schedule will be 3hr on / 9hr off.
Should we encounter serious conditions, we may change to 4 on / 4 off with 2 crew in cockpit
at all times during those conditions.