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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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We’re not bored!

So, We have spent the last two weeks docked in Puerto Vallarta. Well, actually in a marina in Nuevo Vallarta, cradled by the beautiful tropical mountainside. It is magnificent! We have explored the local town, been to the farmers market, … 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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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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Life is the journey, not the destination

Our lives are so full. Over a short few months we have felt the triumph as our youngest child graduated from High School in late May, we were repeatedly blessed as we traveled to both domestic and international destinations; visiting … Continue reading

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Blessings and Celebrations

Our first sail on the Monterey Bay was on my birthday, May 18th. The Santa Cruz Yacht Club was hosting a blessing of the fleet from 12 to 2 in the waters near the Santa Cruz Municipal wharf. Our boat … 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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There was no fog predicted in the weather report

February 21, 2014 Today we took “Pablo” out sailing. Our excitement alone could have filled her sails. We went through our setting off checklist, discussed our plan, secured the cabin and off we went. We got off the dock with … Continue reading

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