Although summer is starting to wind down, September and October are arguably some of the best months for sailing in the Carolinas. If you are able to dodge the hurricanes (This is also the peak of the hurricane season). Still its also a great time to consider trips to warmer climates for the coming months. So, where to go sail this winter? With the changing landscape of international travel, I’ve been looking at more domestic options.
I think many other people have had the same thought, lately there’ve been a number of articles (and vlogs) about the Dry Tortugas, here’s what I’ve come across so far to kick off planning for a sail this winter.
The narrative of the latest in an annual tradition of visiting the Dry Tortugas.
Tortugas Bound: Exploring Florida’s Last Piece of Wilderness – PassageMaker
A good discussion of Provisioning for the Dry Tortugas | Blue Turtle Cruising.
I’ve also recently seen a number of good videos on YouTube. Here’s a link to an excellent video by Sailing SV Delos – This fort is an Isolated PARADISE! Sailing Vessel Delos ep. 325
Finally, if you’re looking for options somewhere else here’s the 2021 Charter Resource Directory – Sail Magazine
In case you missed my regular monthly sailing tips.