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2017-16 Channel Islands to Marina del Rey

Friday, October 13, 2017:9AM: The Wild Blue is moving further down the coast today.  It’s a short 6-hour motor from the Channel Islands Harbor to Marina del Rey.  Crew Dick Squire is along for the ride and great story telling.  Ocean is …

2017-15 Smugglers to Channel Islands Harbor

Sunday, October 1, 2017: What a way to begin the month!We have just a month to get the boat back to fully functional for the CUBAR, or Cruise Underway to BAja Ralley. Formerly named the FUBAR, the name was changed for political correctness.  In No…

2017-14 Forney’s to Prisoners Harbor

Saturday, September 30, 2017:At 8:30AM we pulled the hook and beat our way through the Potato Patch and over the top of Santa Cruz Island’s west end.  The seas were exciting and then became thrillingly fast and we completed our rounding.This morni…

2017-13 Forney’s or Alberts Anchorage on Santa Cruz

Friday, September 29, 2017:We surfed out of Coho this morning at 8AM.  The forecast calls for wind this afternoon so Forney’s might not be the right choice for the night. We’ll cruise down the backside of the Island looking for less wind.The forec…

2017-12 Southbound Around Point Conception

September 27, 2017:  Coho AnchorageTomorrow morning we continue our ride southbound and expect to make Point Conception around 5PM.  This has been a fabulous week of weather along the Pacific Coast.  It’s 80F+ with zero wind here in Morr…

2017-11 Monterrey to San Simeon or Morro Bay

Sunday, September 17, 2017:  Continuing Southbound on the Central California Coastline7AM: We departed Monterrey Harbor a bit earlier today to make the best use of favorable marine weather.   About 4:45 we found the harbor exit and rounded th…

2017-10 Half Moon Bay to Monterrey

Saturday, September  16, 2017: Half Moon Bay to MonterreyThis is one leg in a multi-leg cruise that eventually gets the boat to La Paz, Mexico.  The CostaBaja.com Resort will be Wild Blue’s 2017-2018 winter home.  During our journey, you…

2017-09 Big Boat Regatta, The Gate, to Half Moon Bay

Friday, September  15, 2017: Big Boat Regatta, the Gate, to Half Moon BayThis is the first leg in a multi-leg cruise that eventually gets the boat to La Paz, Mexico.  The CostaBaja.com Resort, will be Wild Blue’s 2017-2018 winter home.  …

Erie Canal redux

From Oswego, we began our trip back down the Erie Canal on Saturday Sept. 9 with our first stop at Ess Kay Yards in Brewerton where we had spent time in July, so a little over two months later for our return. We arrived early afternoon. We had previously scheduled mail delivery, so we picked […]

Back the Trent-Severn

    Campfire at Kirkfield Lock We left Swift Rapids on Tuesday the 29th of August, for a leisurely pace back through the Trent-Severn Waterway over the period of a week, stopping at some of the places we stopped on the trip west, with the difference that our stopoververs were overnight, moving on the next […]