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Month: September 2018

Half Moon Bay, Capitola, Santa Cruz and Monterey

Half Moon Bay, Capitola, Santa Cruz and Monterey

  After crossing under the Golden gate, we found a slip in a marina in Richmond, CA which is northeast across the bay from downtown San Francisco.  We had planned to anchor out but the slips were only $17/night with showers and laundry facilities included.  We couldn’t pass that up.  We met another couple headed for Mexico on their boat S/V Soulstice, Steven and Jen, who are roughly our age and also enjoy great food and drinks and are on…

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The Golden Gate Bridge from below.

The Golden Gate Bridge from below.

Passing under the Golden Gate Bridge!   PLEASE NOTE: We added a “Subscribe” button on the right side of this page if you’d like to be notified by email when we make updates. Now for the update! We had a great week of layover in Crescent City, CA waiting for a weather window to continue South. It was a very foggy trip from Coos Bay, Oregon but well worth it. We met Steve and Chelsea on S/V Jean Anne and Nigel…

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We’re Officially Offshore Sailors!

We’re Officially Offshore Sailors!

Ready to leave the San Juan Islands.  West Beach Resort Pier on Orcas Island.   Just a quick update on the last week.  We left Orcas Island in the San Juans and headed for Neah Bay on the tip of the Olympic Peninsula.  The ride was pretty easy up to that point.  Monday we headed out to make the “Big Left Turn”.  We were escorted out by a dozen or so humpback whales feeding on the bait fish in the…

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