Trumpeter - ARC blog
Trumpeter bound for Caribbean, America and then the PacificHello! We’re Chris and Mandy Carlisle on our boat Trumpeter. Newly retired, the ARC represents 15 years of dreaming and 6 months of planning, having moved aboard our Contest 44CS in June 2021.As experienced divers we're really looking forward to getting inside some wrecks and helping reduce the scale of the lionfish invasion in the Carribbean. We'll always be looking for buddies, and have the gear to dive independently. UnfortunatelyTrumpeter doesn't have the room for a compressor. Shake down sail to the Mediterranean We sailed from the UK in July 2021 to the Balearics for our shake down cruising season.On our way we had a chance meeting with Claire and Ollie on their Jeaneau 40 DS, then cruised in company to the Balearics. read more...