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The Marlin del Rey Story In 2006, there was a shift in the tides and one of the pioneers of Costa Rica tourism from the north decided that he would buy his business partner’s catamaran named Marlin del Rey. At this point there was not a plan for the catamaran, but it was coming to Playa Tamarindo from Playas del Coco the next morning. He was the new owner of a 66′ sailing catamaran that previously resided in the northern part of Guanacaste, Costa Rica. So what now? During the 2 hour slow sail down the Pacific Ocean to Playa Tamarindo, Greg Ruzicka, called his nephew, Jeff Ruzicka, and asked him what they could do with the boat there. On the phone call they decided that since Jeff had been busy with the Tamarindo Vista Villas as the GM and had access to clients wanting to experience the ocean, why not do tours in the bustling surf town? Tamarindo was still a very small town with dirt roads and surf but with the arrival of the beautiful catamaran, it added a new feature to the area. Things started off slow. The Catamaran took wear and tear and all the money that came into the business went into repairs and upgrades. The tour gradually began to have repeat clients and the equipment, service, food and drinks became known as the best in the business. Just as the housing market crashed in the US in 2007, Marlin del Rey continued its progress to becoming the best tour on the water in Guanacaste. This was not an easy task since the economy in North America affects the tourism in Costa Rica. This also was about the same time that Liberia became an International Airport and a few direct flights would become a reality. In 2010, Marlin del Rey was accommodating daily tours for both private groups and individual travelers on vacation to relax and the big decision became evident: Should we risk it or play it same? It’s all about the risk!