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S.V. "Bewildered"

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The Crew

The Crew in Porto Santo - Madeira

Wing & Wing The Sea

Yes we have sailed the Atlantic after visiting Madeira, the Canaries and Cape Verdes, Down thru the eastern Caribbean, diving in Bonaire, Exploring in Columbia, San Blas Islands, Panama, even thru the Panama canal  aboard a Turkish yacht, San Andres, La Providencia, Media Luna Reefs,  Guanaja and Roatan.  Was Locked down in Brooksy Point Yacht Club, French Cay, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras for a year.  In March 2021 sailed to Rio Dulce where, in the fall of 21 we hauled at Ram Marina for  New Topside paint and CopperCoat bottom. Launched April 2022.

Next?  A good Question.  After a home visit to the UK I are watching weather and will depart latest December  unless there is a good weather window, for Belize, Mexico, Cuba,  Florida,  the Bahamas.  Possible across the Atlantic West to East, Or north up the Atlantic coast of the USA or South again thru the Eastern Caribbean and on to Bonaire. All subject to travel restrictions as per individual countries and possibly the Ukraine War.

Richard Naylor, a Canadian/British, owner of the S.V. "Bewildered".

Richard  sailed from Vancouver, Canada on 1975 and has sailed offshore in excess of 85,000 miles, holds a RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Certificate and is a Marine Surveyor.

       Richard Regina

Regina has sailed for nearly 40 years in the Med and also thru the Suez to the Red Sea before joining Bewildered in Turkey sailing for two(2) years in the Med prior to crossing the Atlantic: speaks  English & German and is a great cook.  Now not on Board but may return.

Piotr was our Crew for the Atlantic crossing,  A young Polish sailor who is studying Law and proved to be a great crew and good company.  Sad to say goodbye on reaching Dominica.  Many thanks to this excellent crew.

" is a Cape North 43
A centre cockpit cutter completely rebuilt in 2017, fully equipped including worldwide communications.  Updated maintenance and new equipment carried out in 2021/22.
A tall rigged medium displacement cruising cutter equipped for serious cruising worldwide.

With a very spacious lay-out and has been designed with comfort at sea in mind. A large centre cockpit and good deck space provide enjoyment at sea and at anchor. The aftcabin is large with en-suite head while the forward cabin provides the option of two(2) single berths or a double. Two(2) single berths are possible in the maincabin with an addition double berth, if desired in the cockpit. "Bewildered" is ideal for two(2) Guests/Crew

The steering is by wheel in the centre cockpit with electric auto-pilot and windvane steering. "Bewildered" has a stab reefed(three(3) reefs) main with lazy jacks, staysail and choice of Genoa, or Yankee on a Pro-Furl headsail reefing system, plus staysail hanked on inner forestay The vessel is equipped with alternate power sources including Solar Panels(8 amps)and wind generator (60 amps).

The design by Ted Brewer is an ideal blend of liveaboard comfort and offshore capabilities.

Pleased with her feel of security and stability and delight in her sailing capabilities.

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