Gale warning

A major spring storm was
forecast to hit the Puget Sound on Friday. A 972-mb
low over southern Vancouver Island would generate storm-force winds along theĀ 
Wash…

April 3, 2010 – Punta Chivato

We went out to dinner our last night in Santa Rosalia with the entire population of the marina. I think there were probably 15 or so of us. It was very jolly. The next morning at 5:30 we pulled away from the dock and headed south. Our destination w…

Little Sarasota bay to St. Petersburg Municipal Marina

Our anchorage in Little Sarasota BayA couple of rowing teams on the Intracoastal WaterwayTheir coach, bellowing instructions. Tampa Bay bridge, The Sunshine Skyway the previous bridge was hit by a ship in 1980, 32 people were killed when their vehicles…

Back in the US ….back in the US ….back in the US of A!

We have arrived home! Always good to be home but oh my …. what an adventure we had and how we shall miss being in the Exuma Islands. I never in a million years would have contemplated doing something like living on a bateau for two months in the Baha…

April 1, 2010 – Santa Rosalia

Santa Rosalia has a small harbor, with a ferry dock, a commercial dock and two very small marinas. We decided to go the newer one, Singular, which has room for 15 boats. We tried to hail the marina on the radio several times and finally just went in …

Galapagos Reflections

Next week our 20 days will be up and we are readying our ship to go. The Admiral is making lists of last minute fresh food that we will buy and bring aboard for 3 weeks at sea. The Captain has all the fuel tanks filled to capacity and has anot…

March 31, 2010 – Santa Rosalia

I have photographed a couple of maps of Baja to help locate where we are. The first is an overview and the others are more localized.March 28 Puerto Mangles Well the wind blew all night and we expected to stay put at Isla Coronado, but around 8 am i…

Electronics Run on Smoke

After a very comfortable night at anchor, we arose to 15+ knot winds and clear skies. Because of several badly shoaled and shallow spots along the Georgia ICW, we planned to have a leisurely morning and a nice breakfast then leave around noon to take a…

March 2010 – Vero Beach – Ft. Pierce – Vero Beach Issue #20

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20 Questions Part 3: Dangers at Sea

Location: Sarasota, Florida Coordinates: 27° 20.036′ N 82° 32.814′ W Grab your favorite snack and a beverage, this is a long one. 🙂 Sections and questions are in bold, hopefully making it easier for you to go right to your area of interest. Have you ever felt in danger? What about pirates? Do you carry […]