We are in a small bay next to a small village in southern Baja. Jon is setting out in the paddle board to look for hydraulic fluid, Spanish phrases on a piece of paper in preparation. We had a slightly rolling night, but nothing like the night that led us here. Imagine a dark moonless […]
Our stories and experiences are documented here. From the thoughts written during the First Time Offshore, to FAQs about cruising, to the humor and angst of day-to-day life while cruising, this is where to find our stories.
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 […]