Dawn & Patrick -

We're looking for the trash fence

You either get it or you don't

New Videos

I uploaded some new videos from last summer's RV road trip and one of Dawn on her SUP in La Cruz.

https://www.youtube.com/user/DeepPlayaSV/videos

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Aloha from Kaka'Ako Honolulu, Hawai'i

We've been in Hawai'i for about three weeks now and we're settling in quite nicely. Originally we landed in Waikiki to a place we had setup to be in for a month as a launching pad to check out neighborhoods and find an apartment. After about 10 days though we …

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sv Deep Playa Final Route

This image is from ShipTrak.org. It shows all the times I logged our position via AirMail while we were out cruising.

svDeepPlayaFinalRoute

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Best Systems: Spectra Capehorn Extreme Watermaker

I'm going to write a few post about some of the projects and systems we loved the most on the boat and less about things we didn't use as much as we thought or wish we had done differently. To kick this off, let's brag about our watermaker.

Our Spectra …

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Pearson 424 Hull #152's New Owners Natasha and Owen

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Natasha and Own are the new owners of Pearson 424 Hull #152, now christened as sv Wine-O Rhino.

Fair winds and Following Seas to both of you and your new boat!

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Punta de Mita is live on NoonSite.com

As we were coming down the coast, I was pretty appalled at the lack of "free" content about where to go, what to do, etc. There are some  great cruiser guides you can buy, but even the brand new one is out of date because of how quickly things change …

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V-Drives Rattle By Design

\ Just wanted to make sure this got into the world.

Walter Gear V-Drive, they make noise when running at idle. Walter Gear says this is normal right in the manual.

Walter VDrive
Manual

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What's Next?

After our successful fall navigation of the west coast of the United States, winter and spring cruise of Mexico, and summer Land Yacht tour of the United States we've decided we're ready and excited to re-engage in our careers. We own nothing but Deep Playa, her contents and a couple …

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How was the Land Yacht?

Overall, we really enjoyed the Land Yacht and mostly I think we like the convenience of land. On the boat, when Dawn wants to go for run, she has to row the dinghy in, drag it up the beach, clean off her feet, put on her running shoes. A half-hour …

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