After waiting around all morning on the boat, the Captain finally had the initiative to call a lancha (small boat) to come rescue us. I actually suggested this option yesterday. A little infuriating. The wind had completely dropped at this point and there's no way we'd have been able to make the remaining distance to Cartagena, Colombia by nightfall without the engine power. We were all so relieved to be getting off the boat by this point. No-one said bye to the Captain or the first mate, and as expected no-one gave them a tip. The lancha was a bumpy and soaking 2 hour journey to land. The highlight of the day was seeing one of the other passengers miss his footing getting onto the lancha and going face into the sea. Hilarious.

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