Thursday, July 14, 2016

July 7th, 2016, Lyle and Family

Lyle wanted to have a special day with his family sailing on Biscayne bay.
It was a nice day and all had a good time. Here is what Lyle and Claire  wrote in the log:

"Thank you Captain Masoud. Had a great time out on the water with you a

nd and Ned. Made for a great family memory. May the wind be on your sails, Lyle & Family "

"Thank you so much for taking us sailing today. It was so nice and relaxing. A perfect Thursday afternoon !  It was really wonderful, Clair"

Wednesday, July 06, 2016

July 2nd, 2016, Carlos and the Colombian friends

Carlos had visitors from Colombia. they wanted to sail on our beautiful Biscayn Bay. The weather was difficult to predict. We ventured out about 3 pm, there was decent wind for about two hours, then the wind died completely. We motored to key Biscayn to look at the beautiful homes on the Island.
Here is what Carlos wrote in the Log:

"It as a great afternoon with a great Captain and crew. We truly enjoyed, see you next time, Carlos"

Saturday, July 02, 2016

June 30th, 2016, Alejandro and friends

Alejandro has friends who were here for business . Malissa did the booking and brought the refreshments for the guests, but did not Join us. I had Ned on board. the weather could not be better, good breeze, raised the main, mizen and staysail. they really enjoyed the trip.
Here is what Alejandro wrote in the log:

"very lucky to have such a beautiful afternoon sailing with Captain Asaad and my friends Daniel from New Zealand, and Sal from Boston"

Friday, June 03, 2016

June 3rd, 2016, Amira and friends

Amira had some friends in town, she wanted to show the best Miami has to offer, she asked me to take her and her fiends for a sail on Biscayne Bay. Ned and Maria also came aboard. I also invited Mari to join us. It was really a very nice sail. We had plenty of wind, so I raised the Big Jib and the Mizzen. Mari enjoyed stilling the boat. Amira and her friends were drinking beer and enjoying each others company on the forward deck. Maria was relaxing with Ned in the cock pit. On the way back we  had some showers. No body seemed to mind.
Here is what they wrote in the log:

'What a relaxing and much needed rest upon some gentle waves. Also a lovely chance to catch up with new and old friends, Thank you so much, Leni. , mex, Australia!"

"What a lovely day! Such a nice escape from the Miami heat. I feel so lucky to have felt the ocean breeze so intimately! Had a great time with L

eni and Amira , my dear old friends from near and far, XO ,Megler"

"Life is goooood,
En el mar la vida es mas sabrosa. En el mar te quiero mucho mas, con el sol La luna y las estrellas en el mar todos felicidad, Yayyy, Jani"

May 11th, 2016, haul out trip, Miami River

On the 11the of May, Randy Boiko volunteered to help me take RA to the boat Yard, Hurricane Cove and Marina. Omnia my daughter and her family, Also Amira and Anisa  came  for the ride. They were really fascinated by the trip on the river and by the bridges opening just for us and keeping the cars waiting. here is what Omnia , and Leala wrote in the log:

"Hi dad, had a beautiful trip up the river today. brought so many memories, , keeping the RA in the family, Love, Omnia"

"I had a very fun time, my favorite part was when the bridges opened just for us, I love you Leala"

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

May 8th, 2016, Carmen and friends

It was Mother's day, and Carmen wanted to share the day with her friends. Carmen have been on my boat twice before, once 10 years ago, and once 20 years ago. I am glad she keeps coming back. But I told her this time don't wait 10 years.
It was a beautiful windy day , 10-15 knots ,we raised the mizzen and the big Jib. Aboard was Josh and Alicia
Here is what Carmen wrote in the log:

"A perfect day , a memorable Mother's day !  Captain Asaad and his crew were exceptional and we had an amazing day. I look forward to going out with them again !, many thanks from the heart, Carmen"

It was Alicia's first time on board as a crew. She left a very nice thank you card, here is what she wrote in the card:

"Dr. Asaad,

Thank you for thinking of me and having me alone for such a beautiful sail, XOXO, Alicia"

Sunday, May 08, 2016

May 5th, 2016, Bing and Family

Mr. Bing and his wife Yuan were here from China to visit their daughter Bella who is studying at the University of Miami. They stayed at the Mutiny hotel. They asked the Concierge, Mr. Nelson to recommend a sailing yacht.They decided to take their Daughter and her boy friend Toby for a sail on Biscayne Bay aboard the vessel RA. It was a beautiful day. We had 18 to 20 knots of wind, so we went with the minimum sail, that is the Mizzen and Stay sail. Titus was in board to help sail the boat.
Here is what Bella wrote in the log:

"Thank you for the wonderful sailing Trip with 2 super cool captains! Just like a dream back to the last century. Everything just come from the movie image. love it! thank you a lot!best Bella, Toby Yuan and Bing"

Toby also wrote an entry in C

hines which I could not read.

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

May 1st, 2016, Penina and Chevy

Penina had her sister visiting from New York. She wanted to show her the best Miami has to offer. So she decided to take her for a sail on Biscayne bay. It was a real nice day. Started breezy, We raised the main, Mizzen and Stay sail. O

n the way back the wind subsided, so we got the big jib up. It was great having all the sails up. Here is what Penina wrote in the log:

"Had a great time out on the water today! It was my first time on the water since moving here one and half years ago! would love to come again sometime, All my best, Penina"