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Ricks thoughts so far: Isla Espiritu Santo Dawn at Coleta Partida This was our first trip out to the nearest island 21 miles from La Paz. Our friend Lynne from San Francisco, and our first official visitor, was with us … Continue reading
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Ricks thoughts so far: Cabo and on to La Paz (with Cindy’s additions in Italics) Cabo has retained its status as the least desirable and least Mexican place in all of Mexico, in my opinion. We only went there because … Continue reading
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Ok so, so far I have tried to keep up on the blog by writing about the last place we visited before we moved on to the next place. But that plan was foiled when we headed down the coast … Continue reading
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Ricks thoughts so far – Malibu. This was the first time I was genuinely frightened on this trip. We had left Santa Cruz island headed for the mainland and we were looking forward to anchoring off Malibu right in the … Continue reading
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The Oceanside sign visible upon entering behind the breakwater was a welcome sight. Oceanside’s entrance is a little like Morro Bay: if there is any sort of swell at all, the breakwater causes a type of surf “point break” just … Continue reading
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On Wednesday, October 8, we sailed 33 nautical miles in 8 1/2 hours over from the mainland to Two Harbors on Catalina Island. The wind started out light but picked up to over 20 knots in the afternoon, making it … Continue reading
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On Sunday, October 5, we left Paradise Cove and motored in no wind for a few hours to arrive at Marina Del Ray, a large marina owned by the City of Los Angeles, a mile away from the Los Angeles … Continue reading
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On October 1, we finally pulled ourselves away from the lovely Santa Barbara to enjoy some time “on the hook” and “off the grid.” Our friends on Andante, a gorgeous 50-foot trawler, had been anchored at Santa Cruz Island a … Continue reading
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We arrived in Santa Barbara in late afternoon of September 24. It is wonderful. We are spending another week here, waiting out the big swells from a northern storm before we plan our next move. Our trip so far: The … Continue reading
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While in Morro Bay, we befriended a couple we had first seen in Monterey – Dana and Keith on their 48-foot Beneteau, Optimus Prime. They were scrutinizing the weather as intensely as we were. Like us, they had never rounded … Continue reading