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Posted on Dec 09

19 Days to Cabo

We arrived in Ensenada at 10am after an overnight passage from San Diego. The bulk of our day was spent completing paperwork for entry into Mexico. We spent the night at Baja Naval Marina and were on our way the following morning.  What...

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Posted on Dec 07

Leaving San Diego

In mid November, we found ourselves in San Diego and ready to shove off for Mexico. One problem existed. Our current insurance carrier would not cover us in Mexico. We had been working towards changing our policy for several weeks. It turns out...

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Posted on Nov 13

Its a Wrap-The West Coast of the US

3 months, 3 states, over 1500 nautical miles, 7 overnight passages, more whale sightings than we could count, and less showers than we'd like to admit.  Some days I wore a down jacket, hat, and gloves, and other days just a swimsuit. Its been...

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Posted on Nov 01

Slowing Down

I realize that we haven't been exactly flying down the west coast, but once we hit Southern California things really slowed down.  Two reasons. First, the weather, for the most part, got warmer. Second, we arrived in the Channel Islands....

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Posted on Sep 30

What to Expect

Prior to departure I did a lot of research, and by that I mean I read a lot of sailing blogs. I thought it would be wise to know what to expect in the life of a cruiser.  By the way, that's what they call this lifestyle of living and...