Category Archives: Video

Northbound or bust: Costa Rica to the CA-4 + Ep. 6 VIDEO

March 2015 By the time the clock ticked 7 o’clock on the morning of March 19th, we had already craned our anchor from the sandy bottom of Bahia Huevos. The sky was clear and the waters of the Golfo de Papagayo were glassy. We rarely crave such calm conditions at the outset of a passage, […]
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Howlers and hermits at Huevos + Ep. 5 VIDEO

FYI: We created a new VIDEO! Check out the link at the bottom of this post! March 2015 Finding a new favorite Even after officially checking out of Costa Rica, it is not uncommon for cruisers to spend a few days vagabonding from bay-to-bay in the nation’s northern waters before crossing the border into Nicaragua. […]
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Long-jumping from Manzanillo to Chiapas + Ep. 4 VIDEO

Check out our first video after you read this story…or watch it now if you simply can’t wait! February 2015 The number of days until our friends were to fly from the US to meet us in Costa Rica were dwindling. When we weighed anchor in Las Hadas, we were still trying to prepare ourselves […]
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Enchanting Isabela + Ep. 3 VIDEO

December 2014 Gail was the first person ever to join us on a night passage. Adventurous and eager to experience one of the quintessential aspects of our cruising adventure, she was excited to get off the dock and to depart Mazatlán. Two days after Christmas, we exited Estero Sábalo in the late afternoon and raised […]
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Our last American port of call: San Diego + Ep. 2 VIDEO

After two days in Avalon, we began planning our next passage. We enjoyed our time in Avalon so much we had considered staying longer. Unfortunately, I had developed a mysterious rash all over my body, except for my face, and I was pretty distressed by the physical experience of the rash and its dreadful appearance. […]
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It takes a village + Ep. 1 VIDEO

Preparation for an extended sabbatical from work to sail the big blue has been intense these last months. We’ve had to do everything from prepare our boat; wind down careers; sell, recycle, or give away many of our belongings; sell our car; and somewhere between all of this try to emotionally come to grips with […]
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