Monday, March 30, 2009

March 30th, 2009, FM Global Regatta, day 1






The executives of that International Insurance company came from all over the world to sail on our Miami's Biscayne Bay. It was certainly a wonderful day for the event. 11 vessels entered the race. It was great fun. Here is what they wrote in the log.
" Thank you for a great afternoon sailing. Perfect conditions". Hanz Zerno, Karen Renheimer,Peter Sepecta, Nicholas Diery and Roy Simpson

Saturday, March 28, 2009

March 28th 2009, The whip


Titus, Isis and the group from England called the whip, came to Miami for the music Festival. they never been on a sail boat before, so It was a treat for them to go sailing on our great Biscayne Bay. and the bay was just wonderful with wind from the East at 15 -20 Knots. we even spotted some dolphins.

Saturday, March 21, 2009

March 21st, 2009, Amira's Charter






Amira had that date reserved for a long time to take her friends sailing
I decided to also invite some of my friends. at the end of the day, All Amira's friends, canceled, however mine all showed up.
David Herdrich was here from Indonesia, Tod Goodman and his wife, and Bobby and Jill came. It was a great Sail out bound, however on the way back we had a little squall and we motored home. they all seemed not to mind the minor adventre. Here is what they wrote
" Thank you to our new friend Asaad and for a wonderful day sailing. Great company, fun conversations and a good time had by all. Jill & Bobby"
Great to be back on the RA with captain Asaad & friends. Beautiful day, thank you, Dave Herdrich

Monday, March 16, 2009

March 15th, Sunset, Gabriella Kushi


I met Gabreilla for the first time at the Earth save North, yesterday. As I introduced myself and gave her my card, she expressed interest to go sailing.
Today was the only time she has free. So we decided to go after my charter. Kristina came along and it was a great sunset cruse. When Gabreailla said she never been sailing before, so I jokingly told her so you are virgin. after the sail she yelled," I am not a virgin any more"

March 15tth, 2009, Elaine Bachenheimer &Kristina








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It was Elaine's Birthday. She has been on my boat 7 years ago. Her family were here to celebrate her birth day. She was happy she could find my card. and she decided to have a special day with her family On our great Biscayne Bay.
This was also the second time Kristina comes aboard as a first mate. Gianfranco also came aboard and he took some pictures of her for the web site. Here is what Elaine wrote in the Log
"What a great family outing Sailing with Captain Asaad. Smooth sailing great weather and a fabulous birth day celebration. For a smooth sail stay with Asaad. This is our second sail".
Aboard with Elane were, Steve,Esther, Mitch, Kenny, Rachel and Jonathan Baxter

Friday, March 13, 2009

March 13th, 2009, Dan Vines





Dan and his wife were in Miami on their way back to Texas after a vacation in Costa Rica. He wanted to see how sailing on Miami's Biscayne bay is like. The weather was threatening early in the afternoon, but it later cleared and we had a great sail.
My new friend Kristina came along as a first mate.
Here is what Dan had to say:
"My first sail on a beautiful Ketch Rig. wonderful water,sites and sounds in Biscayne Bay and sailing with Captain Asaad. Quite comfortable and in good hands of an experienced sailing captain. A memorable experience with competent and capable company. I have sailed Sydney Harbor, Annapolis and the Texas Gulf , I would recommend this charter, Dan Vines, Arlington TX.

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

March 11th. 2009, Jeff Levy and friends





Jeff Levy, a repeat customer had several friends in town for a high level meeting. He wanted to show them the best of Miami. It was indeed a beautiful day, sunny and 10-15 knots of wind from the east. Glen and Jeff took the helm . Here is what they wrote
" Wow !!! What a great day. A wonderful time with friends and we made another!. Saw a large pod of dolphins and began working on a new company! We got much done with little effort, just how it should be under sail, Glen Barnes"

My third sail with Captain Asaad, Certainly not the last ! We had a beautiful day on the bay, Great weather. I am not sure any of the world's problems were solved, but some of mine were. We may have planted the seeds of a new venture with great friends. Nothing better than the breeze in your sails"Jeff Levy.
Also on board were Kevin Donnelly and Thomas Villardo

February 23, 2009 - Jackie Gonzalez





It was Scott's birth day, and Jakie came with friends who never been sailing before.
It was a new experience and one that Jackie and Scott will remember for sometime.
here is what Jackie wrote
"Wonderful,Memorable, best Birthday, Scott's 30th, B.Day Thank you so much
Sara, Jackie and Scott. P.S. Now we are not Sailing virgins any More"