I never would have thought that we would run into the previous of owners of Dulcinea during this trip, but it certainly happened!
When we bought Dulcinea, the broker said that the couple, Jim and Sherry, selling her were down in the Virgin Islands doing charters so we didn't meet or speak to them during the process of transferring the boat.
In Luperon we met a friend of theirs, who told them that we were out sailing in the Caribbean, and they both 'liked' the boat's Facebook page.
Fast forward five months, and we were both at the same anchorage in St. Thomas. They came over so they could see Dulcinea again and of course meet us, and then we headed to Island Time Pub to get to know each other better over some pizza.
I was so happy that we finally got to meet them, and they had us laughing at all their crazy sailing stories! They too started out their sailing adventure with little experience - you can read all about it on their blog Bluewater Gypsies. Currently, Jim and Shery run a charter sailboat so if you have ever wanted to have a luxurious sailing vacation you should definitely book with them.