During their Caribbean Cruise, Bob managed to research, assemble, test and install a 1,200 amp hour do-it-yourself lithium iron phosphate (LiFePO4) battery bank.
In the fall of 2011, Mar Azul reached the British Virgin Islands just in time to sneak their dogs through customs, (almost) lose a dinghy and come face-to-face with Hurricane Irene.
The Ebaughs take a moment to look back at their cruising roots in the place that started it all. Paradise seems found until the Tsunami sirens pierce the air.
Bob and Elaine explore Luperon as Mar Azul lands in the Dominican Republic.