Salty Dawg Homeward Bound Flotilla Recap: Dawged Determination Gets Stranded Cruisers Home

Salty Dawg Homeward Bound Flotilla Recap: Dawged Determination Gets Stranded Cruisers Home
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Editor’s note: Hat’s off to the Salty Dawg Sailing Association and the volunteers who delivered on their stated mission of being “Sailor’s helping sailors. Here’s a first- person account of how they did it. In late February the Salty Dawg Sailing Association was finalizing plans for the organization’s May 13th Spring Rally from the Caribbean to the East Coast of the US. This event typically has 20 to 35 boats participating and sees a combination of US flagged vessels returning home and several European boats planning to summer in the US and return to the Caribbean in the fall. By early March as the novel coronavirus began to spread in the US and globally, a few isolated cases surfaced in the Caribbean, and some Caribbean islands began to close their borders. The Salty Dawg Board of Directors monitored the situation, and it became clear that cruisers in the Caribbean were going to be significantly and negatively impacted; our Spring Rall.... Continue Reading at Cruising World



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