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Travel Interrupted! 

This blog post is less about traveling and more about our journey through this messy life!  Yep, we are still in Santa Cruz, California, USA! As the saying goes “Plans are written in the sand at low tide” and boy … 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 Drama

On April 22nd while traveling with the WWS rendezvous from San Everisto to Calita Partida we ran into a problem. The trip began with a lovely morning of sailing with full main, jib and staysail, clipping along at 3 ½ … Continue reading

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Sailing with the WWS

WWS (Women Who Sail) is a 7000 members strong, strictly female virtual sailing community on Facebook. While we spend a great deal of time helping each other online, we rarely get to meet other WWS members in person unless we … Continue reading

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Just around the next sunrise

Cruising is a strange mixture of hurry up and wait, of discomfort and relaxation, of thrill and boredom. It is a life of extreme sensations where nothing is constant. If you are enjoying a moment you better soak it up, … Continue reading

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Two weeks on the hook

  It was a beautiful day to begin our journey south. Final destination unknown. We did some research, got the low down on a few good anchorages, and the skinny on the marina in Barra de Navidad. So we plotted … Continue reading

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South bound!

We have spent the week working and saying our goodbyes. We have rebuilt the head (read toilet), replaced all five fuel filters, re-spliced the anchor rode, sewn new items to make our lives run smoother and reinforced the stitching on … Continue reading

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Anchoring in La Cruz

We just returned from a lovely 5 nights in the anchorage of La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Mexico where we had a great visit with our dear friend Holly who was in town to pick up a boat that she was … Continue reading

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Living life

October 4, 2015 departed Channel Islands Harbor @ 11:50 am headed for Prisoners Cove, Santa Cruz Island. Light winds from the NNW no swell to speak of. We pulled out of our slip and headed over to the fuel dock … Continue reading

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Captain’s log – a journey up the coast

(left to right: Steve Brenner, Graham Wright, Randy Sparks, Don Radcliffe)   Bringing Pablo Home May 11th 2014, Sunday, Mother’s Day – About to go on my longest boat ride ever. I was the junior crew – along with Captain … Continue reading

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Strictly sail boat show

When you can’t sail what can you do? Go to a boat show! Perfect! (fellow Westsail people!) We spent the last two days at the “Strictly Sail Boat Show” in Jack London square. Wonderful time! Wonderful people!  It was so … Continue reading

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