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Dreaming of a quiet place

Sometimes for us standing still means not moving quite as fast. We have been back in La Paz BCS Mexico since early November and since that time we have collectively made eight trips back to the States and had one … Continue reading

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Happy, Busy Us!

Holy Moly! Where does the time go? I can’t believe it has been three months since our last blog post. So much has happened I do not even know how to reasonably fill in all the details. We have been … Continue reading

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Well that happened…..

  The answer to the question of “what we would do in the summer months?” was always kind of a vague optimistic response. From the very beginning of this adventure we knew that coping with the intense Mexican heat from … Continue reading

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Leaving the dock ….. again

Steve and I each spent a few weeks traveling to various parts of the world. He went to Germany to participate in the wedding of our good friends Lars and Anna. We pieced together a few different mile programs to … Continue reading

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The List of 27

With every endeavor there comes a time when you have to pick up the pace and the time has come for us to get seriously focused. We are scheduled to depart San Diego with the Baja-HaHa rally on October 27th. … Continue reading

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When it is time…….

One of the questions we are asked most often is when we will be taking off. After all, we have been in the “getting ready” stage for almost two years and the boat must be ready by now. In those … Continue reading

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Two weeks at the spa

Pablo spent a few weeks at the spa and my does that boat look pretty! We splashed back into the water after two long and dirty weeks at Gravelles’ Boat Yard in Moss Landing. I cannot say enough good things … Continue reading

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An Unnatural State of being

Boats look so strange on land. Being lifted up out of the water and flying through the air, I often have visions of Peter Pan, Captain Hook and fairy dust. We hauled Pablo out of the water yesterday do some … Continue reading

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Hard working, Happy sailors!

    Our boat life lately is filled with a wonderful mix of classes, projects, sailing, and days spent living on the hook.  We are hard working, happy sailors, chasing our dream. Steve and I are halfway through a navigation … Continue reading

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Another day of work while we wait

Well if we can’t bring “Pablo” to us, we will just have to go to her. Another scheduled move date has been cancelled due to high winds. It had been three weeks since we last stepped foot onto “Pablo’s” deck … Continue reading

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Work and play… or is it play and then work?

March 28th and 29th 2014 On the LONG drive down the coast Captain Steve and I discussed the final few projects that need to be completed in order for “Pablo” to be moved up to Santa Cruz. As we pondered … Continue reading

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Gorilla tape!

March 8, 2014 Today’s great accomplishments include: Steve getting the 12volt outlet working and verifying that the auto pilot is completely operational. I cleaned out the dock box and cockpit lazaret, and moved enough stuff around in the cabin to … Continue reading

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The gusher works!

March 6, 2014 Spent the day working on many projects. Steve installed the re-built, and re-built again (yes, he did it twice) Whale Gusher 25 into the boat. It works perfectly! Hooray! Steve was also rather brilliant as he figured … Continue reading

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Sailing today? NO

February 22, 2014 We really wanted to go out sailing again today. However, we decided to stay on dock and get some more work done. We truly need to get “Pablo” up to Santa Cruz. The stress of the distance … Continue reading

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diving into the bilge

February 1, 2014 Kim,the master rigger, came by and helped us put the boom back on. He drilled new holes on the mast just above the stripped ones so we could reattach the gooseneck. Boom, sails, and sail covers now … Continue reading

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Back to work!

From Captain Steve 1/23/14 Back on “Pablo”. Vince and I are working on the boat this weekend (Sherri had to stay home and work her regular job) The rigger has completed installing all the standing rigging and she looks great. … Continue reading

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Up the mast!

September 2013 Steve went up the mast! I have to say that this is probably one of the most nerve wracking things I have done with Steve or “Pablo”. And I was on the dock. We had to see what … Continue reading

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