Thursday March 1, 2007
On our way back from the beach last night I dinged
the prop of our little 3 hp Mercury dinghy motor on a rock so we had to row
back the quarter mile back to the boat. I thought I had just broken the little
sheer pin that is supposed to give way in just such an...
Thursday January 4, 2007
With Daken and Korianne now back in Vancouver and the
two of us back on our own, we spent the last two days talking about our
trip, our plans, and where and what we should go and do next.
After expending five months of effort to get her...
Friday December 1, 2006
The winds had abated a bit but the seas were still big
from the north as one of the anchored boats, Barbara Ann, tried to go
north but came back an hour later after making little progress.
We went ashore and walked along one of the roads in...
Wednesday November 1, 2006
After finding out where the showers were on shore Carllie
wanted to do some writing so I went on a little solo shore expedition
to hike some of the trails around Avalon.
Hibiscus shrubs abound in southern California.
Sunday October 1, 2006
After taking advantage of the great showers at the Morro
Bay Yacht Club we motored a quarter mile over the dunes and sand spit
park that forms the breakwater from the open Pacific. The landscape was
again very different.
We crossed the sand spit“sort of” on the
Friday September 1 ,2006
Today was going to be the day for the final 55 miles
to San Francisco as the forecast was looking good when we went to sleep
last night with light northwest winds. When we woke at 6 am to do a final
check of the morning forecast, the weat...
July 2006 - Departure from Vancouver
July 1, 2006
We won't bore you with more gory packing details but we pulled another
all nighter and worked to 6 am and finally had our apartment cleaned up
and ready for our tenant, Kandey Larden, with just 3 hours before she