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Visiting Newport, Oregon

Posted on Fri 02 September 2011 in articles • Tagged with s/v Deep Playa

I have to say of all the destinations to be forced into a weather layover, Newport has definitely been very hospitable and then some!  Our original plan for heading down the coast to San Francisco was to head out around 100 NM and sail into San Francisco about 7 to …


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We Quit Our Jobs and We’re Going CRUISING!!

Posted on Tue 02 August 2011 in articles • Tagged with s/v Deep Playa

The blog has purposefully been very quiet about our exact plans because we had yet to quit our jobs. Dawn quit her job the first week of July. This week I let my work know and can openly say this will be my last week at work!

The obvious next …


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!! Going Sailing !!

Posted on Tue 04 August 2009 in articles • Tagged with s/v Deep Playa

About 24 hours till we leave for the biggest sailing trip we’ve taken thus far. We’re going to spend the first few days partying at the Latitudes and Attitudes Northwest Party in Poulsbo, WA and then we’re headed to the San Juans for a little more than …


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My new theme song

Posted on Thu 12 February 2009 in articles • Tagged with s/v Deep Playa

From SNL… I think this sums up my life these days :-)


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Boat Renaming Complete

Posted on Wed 01 October 2008 in articles • Tagged with s/v Deep Playa

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I want to thank everyone who came down to the boat Saturday and helped Dawn and I with the renaming ceremony (pics on Flickr). Dawn and I have been a long time coming to this point in our lives where we could actually have the boat and call her by …


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Renaming Ceremony - Do Over

Posted on Mon 15 September 2008 in articles • Tagged with s/v Deep Playa

We cancelled last weekends event due to rain so we're going to give a shot this wekeend.

We're having our renaming ceremony this Saturday evening, if your friends or neighbors your welcome to come by. Pics will be coming shortly thereafter.


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Deep Playa Logo

Posted on Tue 29 July 2008 in articles • Tagged with s/v Deep Playa

This the mock-up from the artist (same company who did my PeaBoy work) of the final design Dawn and I chose for Deep Playa. Final rev, web site update, re-naming ceremony, T-shirts, hats, etc. all to come in the near or distant future.

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Head and Holding Bag Removed

Posted on Sun 13 July 2008 in articles • Tagged with s/v Deep Playa, Systems - Composting Toilet, Systems - Plumbing

This weekend Dawn and I proved Deep Playa still goes by driving her over to the pump out to empty the holding bag and rinse out the whole toilet system so we could remove it completely as part of installing our Nature's Head composting toilet. Our neighbor Dan was heckling …


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Deep Playa

Posted on Sat 05 April 2008 in articles • Tagged with s/v Deep Playa

Deep Playa refers to the area in Black Rock City between The Man and the trash fence. Its said it goes on forever and no matter how far you walk (or sail) you can never reach the fence. We intend to sail the world to see if that's true. True …


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