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SSCA Burgee Available

Posted on Sat 14 January 2012 in Uncategorized

If you need an SSCA Burgee I have one available for free. Just need to swing by the boat and pick it up. Current Location is Chacala, Nayarit, Mexico. We will be in Puerto Vallarta eventually. Contact me via the blog or on Winlink, my callsign is W7PEA.


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A Shark Ate Our Anchor !

Posted on Wed 11 January 2012 in Uncategorized

OK, not really, but a rock tried to.

We tidied Deep Playa last night and went to bed early with the idea that we would pull up anchor around 0400 to depart beautiful Isla Isabel and head to Chacala. Well, our anchor was hung up on a rock so we …


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Beautiful Sail - Underway to Mazatlan

Posted on Sun 18 December 2011 in Uncategorized

We're about 71 NM from Mazatlan and we're sailing along on a beam reach in 11Kts of breeze with all the sails up doing just over 5kts.

We should reach Mazatlan just after sunrise. We plan to head to Isla de la Piedra (Stone Island anchorage) just outside old town …


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Happy Birthday to Pea !

Posted on Sat 29 October 2011 in Uncategorized

Just a quick hello I turned 40 day. So go drink a beer in my honor! We caught two Bonitos this morning and they will be our special dinner tonight.

Currently sailing in very light winds but 70F and sunny. We're on our way to Bahia Santa Maria. Will be …


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Woo Hoo We're Sailing And We're in Mexico !!

Posted on Tue 25 October 2011 in Uncategorized

After many months of motoring into the wind and being cold, we're officially sailing wing on wing and to top it off we're in Mexican waters ! Woo Hoo!!!

We started the Baja Ha-Ha yesterday about 11am and the entire fleet was instructed to motor due to light winds. This morning …


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Rough night around Cape Mendecino

Posted on Mon 03 October 2011 in Uncategorized

We thought we were going to be stuck in Eureka till Thursday because the Englunds Marine that runs the fuel dock was closed for inventory. They were kind enough to sell us diesel so we could get out of town and try to make another jump down the coast before …


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Neah Bay, WA

Posted on Wed 24 August 2011 in Uncategorized

Everyone in Neah Bay's Makah Marina seems to be either a recreational or trade fisherman and as such the Marina and its facilities have that well worn trawler look and smell. ;-)

We're using the Marina for its shore power connection to fully charge, fill and equalize the batteries. Today we'll …


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First Post From the HAM Radio

Posted on Fri 19 August 2011 in Uncategorized

I just made my first contact with a winlink post office via HAM Radio. This will be the first post to the blog directly via HAM Radio. All I can say is WOO HOO !!


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Testing EMail to Blog to Twitter

Posted on Tue 02 August 2011 in Uncategorized

A few days ago I got the Postie plugin for Wordpress working and tonight I'm testing that the WP to Twitter plugin is working as well. Normally I use Windows Live Writer to author my blog posts and when I publish to the blog, there is a Live Writer plugin …


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Posting from Email is now working

Posted on Sat 30 July 2011 in Uncategorized

I've been working on this for months, and moved hosting companies to one which had the right base images and policies to let me run Wordpress as I wanted with the plugins I wanted. Happy to be on http://www.bluehost.com/ thus far things look pretty good.

One thing …


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