Monthly Archives: May 2016

Big Ocean. Big Sky. Small Minds.

I asked Radu the night before last, if he was ready to go again. The next leg was our third 30 hour passage and the seas were big the last times making…

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Cruising Tips traveling South on the Pacific side of Baja California/Mexico

  Ensenada Cruiseport Marina helped with the entry docs and most we already prepared in the marina office. Make sure your papers all are made out to the exact same name, a…

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I sleep a lot.

I guess I need to explain that a bit. I wasn’t always like that. I was spunky and full of energy. Terrier energy. And then one night I woke up, shaking like…

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Plenty of Time.

Radu is learning how to filet a fish, a Pargo rojo (Pacific Red Snapper). We met Antonio, the sheriff of this small village, when he secured our dinghy on the beach the…

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A little bit of water can go a long way.

Personal hygiene on a boat can be a challenge. It’s interesting to live on the water and to have so much water around us and not to be able to use much…

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That was a long and hard one.

Long passages can be like endurance training. When the day is divided into either on or off watch, this feels like work. We are as far away from away from work as…

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Today was an exciting day!

People have been telling us in San Diego that we would have great winds and following seas down the coast of Baja California. I was hoping we would too, but we had…

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Cruising life just started today.

We were all ready to go to our next stops down the Baja, the boat was prepared on deck and below, when Radu turned on the engine and noticed that the oil…

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Happy

I asked Maria and her son Victor, our hosts at Cafe Internet in Bahía del Tortuga, how is life? “Although we live a simple life… we are happy.”   Well there you…

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Arrival Bahia de Tortuga, 9:30 AM

Today I had the last watch before arriving in Turtle Bay. We were tired when we left our last anchorage at Bahia del Rosario. We had wanted to hide out from 6/7…

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