Finest sipping rum…

Hola Amig@s!!! This afternoon my great friend, amazing human being, talented artist, and fellow sailing Captain, David Milton, asked me, one tough question! The conversation went like this… “OK Tony – educate me . . . what is the finest sipping rum in your opinion?” RumAdventures David, Hi! Rums are a very personal choice, just…

Caribbean Rum Labels (52/195)

Hi! While we get things ready on our new web site I wanted to share with you the labels of 52 of the Caribbean rums I have already tried. These are not in any particular order…the labels and bottles can be as EXCITING and as UNIQUE as the rums they represent… How many of these have you…

The rum that started it all…

Hello amig@s! Hope all is well…why RumAdventures.com, why now? My relationship with Rum, started when I was in college, when the drinking age was 18 or as the locals used to say “you were old enough to hold the bottle”… Being from a Caribbean island has its advantages…sugarcane grows on island, rum is made with…

Autobiography of an unknown sailor…© 2015 Tony Miró

You probably never heard of me or even seen my photo. No, I did not win the America’s Cup or earn the prestigious Rolex Sailor of the Year Award. I am not famous by any means, I don’t have a lot of money and probably never will, nor do I posses many talents. I am…

Back to the Caribbean…© Tony Miró

Had a dream last night…and woke up with this poem in my head…enjoy!   The house’s on the market, our belongings for sale.. ‘Cause family and friends… We are cruising under sail…   Headed to the Islands of fun in the sun… where the drink of choice, is the tasty rum…   Where the waters…

Arrrgg!  Pirates take over the City of Tampa!!!

On Saturday, January 28 over 300,000 people gathered at Bayshore Boulevard in downtown Tampa to witness a Pirate’s invasion! The world’s only fully-rigged pirate ship, the Jose Gasparilla II, magically appeared at the south end of Hillsborough Bay. Hundreds of pleasure crafts, intended to defend the city, boldly sailed forth to stop the pirate’s ship…

Coastal Life – Spot on the Clearwater Community Sailing Center

  Back in March my friend and fellow sailor Mariano Richiusa came to visit us and to get a couple more ASA certifications. One night I drove him to Clearwater Beach then to Sand Key to check out the Clearwater Community Sailing Center (CCSC) in order to get ideas for his sailing school in Puerto…

Grouper fishing in the Gulf of Mexico

On the October 2011 edition of All At Sea – Caribbean I wrote about my sailing trip from Puerto Rico to Florida in order to start a new job at ByDesign Technologies in Tampa. ByDesign, owned by Jeff and Serena Ayscue, has always look for creative ways to motivate and retain top talent at their…

Clearwater Celebrates America

Celebrating Life, Freedom & the pursuit of Happiness! For the last 238 years, each 4th of July, every city, town and state celebrates our independence and freedom in their own unique way. It is amazing when you consider that the celebrations we all enjoy so much started over 235 years ago when John Adams, on…