This is What Victory Looks Like …. Crossing the Border Sorry that picture is so blurry — as it doesn’t do the moment I was trying to capture justice. That point in time was when we first crossed from US waters into Mexican waters, still technically on DAY ONE off the Baja Ha Ha rally … Continue reading San Diego & Getting Ready for the Baja Ha-Ha
Continuing from being stuck in La Paz, we had some luck come our way. The new IridiumGo arrived four days earlier than scheduled. Saturday afternoon Chris picked up the unit, installed it and we were ready to go that afternoon! The weather for the two night passage was forecasted for winds at least half of … Continue reading Crossing the Sea of Cortez to Mazatlan
It's been so long since we've posted a blog entry, I thought I'd start with looking back at our trip down the Pacific coast to San Diego. We're currently lying at anchor in La Paz, Baja California Sur. We've been here for several days after making the trip around the southern end of Baja. La … Continue reading Neah Bay, WA to San Diego, CA
Faithful readers, if you know this one you've been to Canada (it's $5). We've been up here for roughly the last 2 1/2 weeks, making our way through the Gulf Islands, Howe Sound, and now find ourselves on the Sunshine Coast, on the mainland side of British Columbia. So far, so good. I found I … Continue reading What makes two Toonies and a Loonie?
A Preface First, an apology. I thought I had published the Part One of our San Juan visit, but apparently had only saved it in draft form. That explains the dearth of comments about our travels thus far, or that we've just become wildly unpopular. We meet Sondra & Roy Sondra is an old friend … Continue reading Pig War! ( or all the other stuff we did in the San Juans)
Since I've just doubled my blog content publishing to date, I thought I'd share another post. Besides, it's almost time for lunch and maybe a nap afterwards. Arriving at Blind Bay Our initial plan was to head into Friday Harbor and spend a few days there settling in after our protracted visit to Port Townsend. … Continue reading Cruising the San Juan Islands – Part One
Well, we've finally moved on from our extended stay in Port Townsend and find ourselves in the San Juan islands. Since it's been several weeks since we've posted an update, let me try to bring all you faithful readers up to speed on what we've been up to. If you're as fond of the inner … Continue reading A Port Townsend Recap
OMGosh - Today's the Day! There are several sayings about when to take off for sailing. Some believe Go Small and Go Now, others believe setting a hard date drives the cruisers to depart on date knowing their are projects to complete underway. And then there are those who want to finish all the projects … Continue reading Leg 1 – Portland to Rainer – May 20, 2019