From Builder to Cruiser

Shaking off the early cruising bugs

By Marie Dufour

It’s not all fun and games to learn how to cruise. In fact, it’s a full time job!

Dec. 22, 2009 – 11:55 AM Asuncion (Paraguay)

SPLASH! The 10,000 hp tug Julie has just pulled Domino into the swift currents of the Rio Paraguay. JP fires up the twin John Deere and Domino springs to life. Her first breath!

Like a new mother, in love and teary eyed, I jump for joy on the foredeck, looking back at JP’s face through the windshield.

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