Exploring Uncharted Lagoons, Mangroves and Sand Dunes
We found a hidden gem on Mexico’s Baja Coast! When we set out on our journey down Mexico’s Baja coast, we expected the scenery to include lots of desert, rock, cactus and mountains. That has certainly been the case for most of the coast, however we recently discovered some absolutely incredible mangroves in a place […]
Provisioning! Coming up with an easy, practical, economical list
Northern Baja Well we finally made it! We are in Mexico and have been enjoying life the past few weeks here! We have spent weeks sailing through big rolly swells, enjoying some spectacular scenery from isolated anchorages, catching fish, exploring small villages, hiking, and seeing some incredible wildlife! WHERE WE’VE STOPPED ALONG THE WAY: Ensenada […]
Cruising under the Golden Gate Bridge
Hey guys! Since we are getting very close to setting sail and leaving our familiar, everyday world behind for the open ocean, and new landscapes, I thought I would share with you a bit about how we are preparing. We are hoping to be as self sufficient as possible, so that we can truly relax and enjoy […]
Engine repairs, fish catching and SAILING to Santa Barbara: Sailboat Delivery, part II
Sunday, December 6, 2015: We complete the final leg of our sailboat delivery, finalizing out delivery from Marina Del Rey to San Francisco. Join us as we hang out in Santa Barbara, get some smooth sailing around Point Conception, and bash out of Monterey Bay! We arrive in San Francisco just in time for an […]
Watch Part 1 of our Sailing Video!
Friday, November 20, 2015: Hey guys! Join us as we learn all about diesel engines and fuel systems while stranded in Chanel Islands Harbor Marina. We get the engine working again, get back under way and actually get the sails up! Yay! We also hook a couple tasty fish and make fish tacos! Check it out, and subscribe […]
Sailboat Delivery from Marina Del Rey to Berkeley – Part 6: The Last Leg! Arriving San Francisco Bay
November 9, 2015: Hey guys! Over the course of our sailboat delivery we took some video and put together a little movie so you can watch and experience our adventure firsthand, rather than just reading about it. Take a few minutes to check it out and subscribe to our channel! Thanks!
Sailboat Delivery from Marina Del Rey to Berkeley – Part 5: Santa Barbara to Monterey
November 2, 2015: After arriving in Monterey Bay in the early hours of the morning for a quick fuel stop, we decided to delay our departure up to San Francisco Bay so that we could cross the bar at slack tide. Based on our average speed and distance we had to travel, we planned to leave […]
Sailboat Delivery from Marina Del Rey to Berkeley – Part 4: Stuck in Santa Barbara
October 30, 2015: Come Monday afternoon, it was finally time to leave Santa Barbara! Yay! Not that Santa Barbara was a bad place, but we were eager to get on our way and back on the ocean. We checked out of the marina at noon and headed around the pier over to the anchorage. The […]
Time to get some gear!
October 21, 2015: We awoke the morning after we arrived in Santa Barbara to a beautiful, warm sunny Friday. However, according to the NOAA Marine Weather Forecast, there was a small craft advisory for the entire Southern California region. In fact, this advisory had been in effect everyday that we had been out on the […]
September 23, 2015: Happy first day of Fall! Well now that we have a crew position confirmed, we need gear! This past week I have been searching and shopping for offshore life vests, tethers and foul weather gear. I’m happy to report that after several trips to West Marine, REI, lots of online shopping and finding […]