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Vela Review

4.0 / 5.0
Editor Rating
39 reviews

Unforgettable Barefoot Sail

Review for Vela to the Southern Caribbean
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Barnacle Tim
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

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Public Rooms
Fitness & Recreation

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Sail Date: Aug 2018
Vela from the beach
Sunset off Vela
Tobago Keys
Solo Cabin
Dinner on Deck
Crew of Vela

It has been a many-decades long dream of mine to sail the Caribbean. I never quite got around to it when I was young enough to captain my own sailboat. As we are all aware, such fantasies are rarely matched by the reality of the eventual trip.

So as a 70 year old, reasonably fit traveler, off I went, and I can report that this trip, in all ways, exceeded my long help tropical sail dream.

Some opinions on few important general items:

Cabin Review

Cabin Solo cabin

Comfy. Cozy. Great porthole. Very adequate bathroom. Lots of hooks for hanging clothes. Nice reading lamp above bed. 110v outlet handy in case you use CPAP. The wood trim in the cabins is beautiful.

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