Sunday, March 01, 2015

February 22nd. 2015,Dwight Anthony Bailey's Birthday

It was Dwight's 35th Birthday, he decided to invite his friends and enjoy a day sailing aboard the RA on our beautiful Biscayne Bay. Originally we were supposed to sail the day before, but Dwight decided to postpone the trip one day, and indeed we had great weather for the trip. Aboard was Ned and the new mate my good friend Madeline who is studying for her captain's license. She was on the helm most of the day. Here is

 what Dwight wrote in the log:

" I came out to celebrate my 35th birthday. I had an amazing time. It was worth every Penny. The crew was friendly and hospitable. Will highly recommend to my colleagues, Sincerely D. Anthony Bailey, ESQ"

Monday, February 16, 2015

February 16th, 2015, Firestone Regatta

They came from all over for a conference, and while in Miami, they decided to go for a sailing regatta on Biscayne bay. Finally the weather warmed up, and the wind was brisk. started with partial main and small jib, ended up with full main and big Jib. the guests had a good time. Here is what they wrote in the log:

"Captain, thank you so much for such a lovely afternoon! We enjoyed spending time with you and the crew and getting to hear your story. Every detail of the day perfect and fun! Thank you all for everything you did to treat us to this fun experience!sincerely. Louise and bradford,Trip and W

endy, John and Angie"

Sunday, February 15, 2015

February 15th, 2015, Veronica and Family

It was a gift from Veronica to her sons to celebrate her son's engagement and a belated Valentine's day. It was a beautiful day and a beautiful sail. RA as doing 5 to 6 knots with the Jib and the mizzen. aboard was Ned and Josh.

Here is what veronica wrote in the log:

"Captain it was a beautiful,enjoyable and lovely sail. I could not have asked for a better way to spend the day relaxing with my sons and husband. You and your crew were simply delightful, warm regards, Veronica"

February 14th, 2015, Blake and Family

They came all the way from Marietta Georgia to enjoy the warm weather in Miami and to celebrate Morgan's 30th birthday. It was a beautiful day, but a bit chilly for us locals. Blake was in Boston, so it was a warm day for him. Here is what Morgan wrote in the log:

"Thank you so much for your warm hospitality and making my 30th birthday so fun for my friends and myself. We had a great time and loved our

time on the RA. Hopefully we will see you again, Happy Valentines day!, Margaret and Blake head, Marietta GA"

February 13th, 2015, Angie Martens

This is the second time Angie comes sailing on RA. this was their second Anniversary and they wanted to relive the experience os sailing on RA on Biscayne Bay. It was a very nice day, and Geoff took the helm for a while then they both decided to soak the sun on the forward deck. here is what Angie wrote in the log:

"Thank you captain  How wonderful you arranged the perfect sunset . This is our second anniversary and our second time sailing with you. We wouldn't

go sailing with anyone else!, Geoff &Angie"

Saturday, January 31, 2015

January 30th, 2015, Vestalia and Family

It was good to hear from my old friend Vestalia. She and I have the same birthday. So this was a belated birthday celebration. Board was her mother nd her aunt who was visiting from colombia. also Ned came aboard as a crew.
We were able to catch some wind on our way out. On the way back the wind subsided, so we motored home. They did enjoy the experience of sailing on Biscayne bay . here is what Vestalia wrote in the log:

" living life to the fullest. My Aquarius buddy Captain of the RA have sailed the bay and I expect we shall sail many more seas of life. Thank you for this beautiful adventure. You have a blessed soul. All my best, Vestalia.

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

January 5th, 205, the Colombian connection

Olga and her sister Sonia and the rest of the family were here from Colombia on Vacation. Olga decided to arrange for the family to go sailing on Biscayne bay, so she chartered Ra. It was a nice warm day and all had their bathing suites on and stretched on the forward deck to soak the warm Florida sun. Here is what Sonia wrote in the log:

"Gracias Asaad, Lindo velero. Fue una tarde muy agradable, Mil Gracias, Sonia, Olga and the family"

"Happy New Year Olga"

Mike Sutta and the Rotary exchange

Mike was hosting  a Rotary exchange student. He wanted to show her the best Miami has to offer, so he asked me to take them sailing on Biscayne bay. It was really a great day for sailing. Here is what Mike wrote in the log:

"Wonderful trip on the bay with great weather, sun and people. Captain Asaad sure can show you the love of simple sailing. Evan, Justin, Ashley Susan and Mint, Rotary thanks you, Mike Sutta"

December 30th, 2013, Michelle and family

It was a beautiful day, so Michelle decided to invite her son Andrew, who was here from Washington for a day sail on Biscayne bay..
Here is what Michelle wrote in the log:

"Thanks for a great trip! Michelle, Angelin, Andrew and Kay, Great day for sailing"

Sunday, December 28, 2014

December 27th, 2014, My Family and Ami's Family

It was a beautiful day on the bay. My children were in town for Christmas. Isis and Titus were here from Orlando,  Amira was here from New York, Ami's brother and his family were here from England, the weather was great. very little wind. We had all the sails up and sailed to the sand bar. then dropped the anchor and some of the crew enjoyed a swim in the bay. Tried to sail home, then tried mother sailing, but finally had to motor home. the sun set was beautiful. all had a great time, H

ere is what they wrote in the log:

"Thank you captain Asaad! such a wonderful cruise and swim around Biscayne Bay!, Raman,Lucy,Siri and Nita"

"Thank you for the great ride, new friends,and good weather could not be beat,Rocio, Mexico"

"A beautiful sail with the wonderful Masoud family. Thank you and happy new year, Eva"

"A rare occasion so beautifully wrapped in sail, Shan Haq"

"The best Captain,the best boat, and the best sailing waters in the world, Love, Isis"

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

December 22nd. 2014, Evelyn Lopes Bachelorette Party

Evelyn organized a day sail aboard the RA on Biscayne bay to have a special unforgettable event sailing . The weather did not disappoint. It was a great day to sail. Started with 10-12 knots of wind then subsided to 5 to 7 knots. The ladies enjoyed the peaceful tranquil sunny warm weather .  On Board was Titus and Ned .

Here is what they wrote in the log:

" Captain Asaad, Thank you so much for such a fantastic time! Your crew was the Bonb. Our Batat( Bachelorette) would't have been complete without you. We will see you back on the love boat soon!
Mariela( Bride) Tania (photographer) Kathy(injured party) Betina(DJ), Evelyn ( the instigator)"