After exploring the Western Caribbean on an adventure cruise, 87′ Johnson Open Bridge motor yacht “Serenity” (a 2004 model) is scheduled to return to Miami June 1st. Serenity departed Miami back in February, and just emailed friends at Atlantic Yacht & Ship to share an overview of their exhilarating experiences. Read the exciting Serenity yacht charter trip log below:
“Hello to everybody back in the US of A,
M/Y Serenity here! We’re getting ready to head back to the States around June 1st after an interesting and adventurous cruise through the Western Caribbean. We departed Miami back in February, headed to Panama. After an exciting night transit of the Panama Canal, where we had the opportunity to anchor in Gatun Lake, we arrived in the Pacific. Serenity spent several weeks based in Panama City where the history and culture of Old Town and the excitement of the night clubs kept everybody busy.
Serenity then headed to Los Perlos islands, just a short hop from Panama City. We enjoyed fabulous fishing – catching 40 pound snapper, grouper and Jacks. We nearly filled the sub-zero, deep freezer. Serenity anchored off deserted beaches and built a bonfire to rival the Burning Man Festival in Nevada. We then headed east to the Darien province of Panama, to explore untamed rivers and jungles. Each morning, the howler monkeys greeted us from shore.
After Panama, Serenity transited the Canal again on the way to Isla Roatan. Roatan is part of the Bay Islands off Honduras; only 30 miles long, 2 miles wide and surrounded by reefs. With over 100 dive sites around the island, Roatan is famous for snorkeling and diving. There were at least 10 dive sites within a 15 minute tender ride from our dock at Fantasy Island Resort and Marina (and yes, there was “de plane, de plane”). Not to mention a DC-3 and a wreck dive off the gazebo at the resort.
From Roatan, Serenity traveled to Placencia, Belize. Placencia is a quaint beach town known for diving with whale sharks. Whale Sharks are grey in color with white spots, and the largest species of sharks. Unfortunately, the dive guides only guarantee sightings during the full moon. We must plan a trip back….
After exploring Belize City and San Pedro on Ambergris Cay, Serenity is headed for our next adventures. Who knows – Mexico? Cuba? Key West? The world is your oyster cruising on Serenity!
Cheers from M/Y Serenity in Belize”