Tag: sailing

Anchoring Etiquette.

We had heard of them, people anchoring way too close, and now we’ve met one. Actually, this is the second one, but so obnoxious. that it warrants a rant. We come to…

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Civilization Wuss..

Imagine living in 250 sq feet/ meters with your husband and a dog. Imagine your closet contains 10 T-shirts, 7 shirts, 5 shorts, 5 pairs of shoes, a jewelry box the size…

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Relax!

Relax already. We worked our butts off to get ready to leave. We researched and talked to a lot of people about what we will need for sailing and cruising. We put…

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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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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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First Night Watch. First Sail.

Radu woke me up 15 minutes prior to arrival. It was 7 am. After our first 21 hour passage from Ensenada to St. Quintin and going overnight, it was hard to get…

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We did it!

We left San Diego, finally, at 6 am and crossing over into Mexican waters probably around one hour and a half later. We will check into the country with all formality in…

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Destination …

May 15th, 2016. Today we cast off from Shelter Island Marina/San Diego at 0600 hours. Our destination …Ensenada Mexico. It’s been a year and a half of hard work, learning, good days…

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