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And just like that it was over…


This adventure started on Sunday October 2nd wrapped up today, Thursday November 17th, six weeks and five days later. The crew varied with Vicki getting the most time aboard at 32 days and she was a tremendous help. The energizer bunny of the crew, she was in the water twice a day snorkeling or diving and when aboard never stopped…

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The energizer bunny that is Vicki


We had a beautiful sunrise our final day in Los Frailes. Our last day in Los Frailes, I decide to not scuba dive but Vicki was still keen to give it a go. So I dinghied her in to shore and walked with her to the road. With all of her dive gear walking to Cabo Pulmo was out of…

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Hiking to the top of Cerros Los Frailes


The heat (90-95 degrees) has been oppressive during the day so we decided to get an early start on our hike jumping into the kayaks as daylight was just cranking up. We paddled to shore and headed up a ravine that looked like a trail. After five minutes or so the path got narrower and more difficult to follow. A…

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Passage notes from Turtle Bay to Cabo San Lucas


We departed Turtle Bay at 14:15 in the afternoon looking forward to three nights at sea after deciding to skip Mag bay to ensure we would be in Cabo for Halloween and Dia de los muertos. Sunrise to start our second day at sea While everyone slept I made myself a tasty breakfast Becalmed conditions make for a comfortable passage…

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Passage notes from Ensenada to Turtle Bay


Just the way you like to start a long passage, we had a mellow start with light winds and nearly no swell a great way to find the rhythms of non-stop motion. This passage would be about 300 nautical miles and ultimately took 51.85 hours with an average speed of 5.75 knots. We did pick up winds enroute but still…

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