Trip Updates for Echo 1 OW/Echo 1 (May 21/23-Jun5)

Last Day-Day 14

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

Day 14 Goodbyes are always the hardest part and this morning was no exception. We all got up early to wave goodbye to Mike, Larkin, Emily and Jess as they […]

Day 13

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

Day 13 Our last day of sailing brought us light winds and sunny skies. We sailed from our mooring at the Bitter End on Virgin Gorda to Cooper Island. We […]

Echo 1 Day 12

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

  What better way to relax after a night long sail than to hang beach side at the Bitter End Yacht Club? Activities today included sailing Hobbie cats, Lazers, tubing […]

Echo 1 Day 10

Saturday, June 2nd, 2012

  Waking up to the towering cliffs of Saba was exhilarating and made everyone eager for our soon-to-be hike to the pinnacle of the dormant volcano.  We arose a little […]

Echo 1 Day 9

Saturday, June 2nd, 2012

    360 LIFE CHECK! From the beginning we have been best friends, always laughing and joking. Its day nine on our expedition and life is great! We woke up […]

News from St Maarten

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

    Sorry for the lapse in updates folks, but we do have a good excuse, we’ve been SAILING!! A LOT!! We arrived at 5pm today in St. Marrten after a […]

Echo 1 Day 6

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

                Today was such a splendid and amazing day. The boat came to life at 7:45 all rose to the suns beaming rays shining […]

Echo 1 Day 5

Monday, May 28th, 2012

         Today was an especially exciting day for Echo 1. Words can’t describe our first destination, The Baths, Virgin Gorda. It felt like we were living in […]

Hike & Opal Bella

Saturday, May 26th, 2012

  We woke up bright and early today (6:30 a.m.!!) to hike to a higher point overlooking the ‘Bight’ of Norman Island. We took some wrong turns but persevered to […]

Echo 1 Day 2

Friday, May 25th, 2012

Echo 1 2012 Day 2 Mike Rizzo Today everyone awakened with soaring spirits eager to depart on our first day of sailing.  Our day’s destination was to Norman Island, the […]