Newport-to-Baja Boaters Eye Cuba Trip
Meanwhile, the member of another yacht is organizing a FUBAR to Cuba. FUCR, anyone?
Circumnavigator and filmmaker Bruce Kessler of Del Rey Yacht Club is organizing the so-called FUBAR Odyssey that--pending government approval--hopes to set sail in spring of 2013, reports The Log newspaper.
|FUBAR to Cuba working committee: (top row, from left) John Wooldridge, Jeffrey Boutwell, Bruce Kessler, (sitting, from left) Alivia Tison, Emily Chow, Mavis Anderson.|
So far, 105 boaters have signed up for the inaugural event that will likely follow a route from Florida to Marina Hemingway, which is near Havana and 90 miles south of Key West.
Events that include cruises are already being talked about with Club Nautico International of the Hemingway International Yacht Club, according to Kessler, who maintains the Cuban government is also on board and the Cuban people are "very welcoming."
If you're interested and have a tub that can make the journey, visit fubarodyssey.com.
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