Friday, November 1 at 8 am, after dogging it all night so as not to arrive in dark, we arrived at the Cruiseport Marina in Ensenada. They monitor channels 12 and 16 after 8 am and we were tied up at the dock by about 8:30. What nice folks! By 9:30 we had cobbled together […]
An unexpected party and a delightfully creative park show illuminate our Halloween celebrations.
We sailed from Half Moon Bay to Marina del Rey (Los Angeles) in 36 hours, although little of that was pure sailing. Some things didn’t work, the sleep schedules were a little tough to get used to, we both had some intestinal discomfort, and I saw the most beautiful thing I’ve ever seen. And then […]
It’s finally time. The netting is up, the tanks are topped up, shore encumbrances (read “truck”) are dealt with, provisioning is done, goodbyes have been said. What a wonderful couple of years we have had, despite the unending work. Thank you San Francisco for welcoming us in and making us feel at home. Now it’s […]
We are, fingers crossed, leaving for Mexico next weekend. The truck, marvelous beast that it has been, is delaying us. It did not pass emissions and we feel it would sell faster if it did. So the mechanic will see us Wednesday and then we will leave the truck in Santa Cruz for family members […]
We have been preparing to go cruising for 22 months – ever since we bought Eurybia after sailing south from Seattle in 2017 in Phoenix. Or for 27 months since we moved aboard full-time. Or you could say that we’ve been preparing for cruising since we came back from Hawaii in 2008 after our “shake-down” […]