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Baja, here we come!

Posted on: Sunday, October 26th, 2008 in: Cruising Notes

It was noon by the time Mac & Nat dropped us off and headed to the airport on Tuesday the 20th.  We still had projects to do and decide that one more night would be all right.  At $5/night you can’t knock it.  We motored the dinghy all the way over to the Lido island […]

Newport Harbor – oh, and Disneyland!

Posted on: Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008 in: Cruising Notes

Leaving Marina del Rey we hoped for wind to carry us the 40+ miles to Newport Harbor.  It was a relatively quick run, just six hours, but we can thank our engine for that.  Unfortunately any wind we saw that day was right in our teeth so it was the iron jenny’s job to get us […]

Southern California cont.

Posted on: Tuesday, October 21st, 2008 in: Cruising Notes

As you may have heard the LA area is dealing with forest fires and Santa Ana winds.   Thankfully we were tucked in safely in Marina del Rey and we weren’t really affected by them.  We heard tale of other sailors at Catalina Island where the high winds blew numerous boats off of their moorings, including […]