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Deltaville VA
San Juan PR

OPO e-mail # 20-78 Deltaville VA to San Juan PR - Delivery skipper OPOOPO is ...

1/16/2021 from Deltaville VA to San Juan PR on a J/160

OPO e-mail # 20-78 Deltaville VA to San Juan PR - Delivery skipper OPOOPO is looking for crew to sail a J/160 named “Danza” from Deltaville VA to San Juan PR. He is taking the boat to her new owner. OPOOPO plans to leave Deltaville on or about 16 Jan 2021 with a stop for fuel, provisions, and water in Hampton VA. Crew may choose to join the boat in Hampton on 17 Jan 2021 to ease transportation logistics. Plan for twelve days underway and a day, perhaps two, for bureaucracy, a travel day, and some margin for delays. Departure may be delayed a few days due to weather or to accommodate really good crew candidates. Target departure date is 16 Jan 2021 from Deltaville and 17 or 18 Jan 2021 from Hampton. He adds: “The boat is a 2002 J/160. The boat was well maintained by the previous owner. OPOOPO was onboard during the survey. You can see the listing here XXX-XXX-XXXX / . Satellite tracker on board so family and friends can follow our progress and limited email over HF/SSB/Pactor while at sea. Note that the boat does have an Espar diesel heater. Skipper OPOOPO has been delivering boats for nearly twenty years. He is published in a number of sailing magazines including Sail, Cruising World, and Ocean Navigator. He is a regular speaker at boat shows and rendezvous. Crew interests underway including routing, piloting, navigation, communications, sail trim, provisioning and other logistics, and more can be addressed on board. OPOOPO ’s sailing resume is available at . Crew get to and from the boat on their own. All costs on board are covered. COVID policy is available here . Shore support is in place for filing travel authorization applications for entrance to PR. OPOOPO has sailed to PR and USVI during COVID previously.” Interested crew should email OPOOPO at with a current sailing resume and availability. Telephone calls will be scheduled based on resumes.