Log #60a Cruise Ship Sailing – Part 1

Log #60a Cruise Ship Sailing – Part 1

Saipan, Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Oct. 10, 20115 Hi Folks, I hope I can send this off tomorrow when we reach Guam. We are half way through our Pacific cruise to Singapore and enjoying it very much. This log talks about the cruise ship and our visits to Hawaii and Majuro in the Marshall
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Log #61a Back on the water again

Log #61a Back on the water again

Queen City, Haida Gwaii, B.C. June 24, 2016 Hi Folks, This is the first of Log #61 folio of our voyages this year. We have been aboard for a month, since May 20. This Log #61a gets us back on the water again, and heading north towards the Queen Charlotte Islands, now known as Haida
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Log #61b To Port McNeill and life aboard

Log #61b To Port McNeill and life aboard

Lewis Cove, the Broughtons, B.C. July 15, 2016 Hi Folks, Attached is Log #61b to Port McNeill and Life aboard. I lost this log in my new Windows 10 but have since retrieved it. So far I have not had anyone notice that I sent Log #61a, then Log #61c without this intervening Log #61b.
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Log #61c Port McNeill to Hecate Strait

Log #61c Port McNeill to Hecate Strait

Log #61c Port McNeill to Hecate Strait Haida Gwaii, B.C. July 8, 2016 Hi Folks, We have spent two weeks on Haida Gwaii, and hopefully will be leaving tomorrow for Shearwater where I hope to send this log. I refer to Shearwater as I mentioned it in the log as we resupplied there before going
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Log #61d To Haida Gwaii

Log #61d To Haida Gwaii

Log #61d To Haida Gwaii Powell River, B.C. July 30, 2016   Hi Folks, We are back on the mainland here at Powell River and have reasonably good internet that I hope allows me to send this Log #61d. We enjoyed Haida Gwaii, and the next log or two will have more pictures of this
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Log #61E Old Masset

Log #61E Old Masset

Hi Folks, We feel we are back home in civilization again here in False Creek in the middle of the thriving but expensive city of Vancouver. We will be here for another week or so before heading over to Victoria and Esquimalt after which we sail (hopefully) over to Port Angeles to formally enter the
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Log #61f The Haida Heritage Centre

Log #61f The Haida Heritage Centre

Log #61f The Haida Heritage Centre False Creek,Vancouver, B.C. Aug. 13, 2016   Hi Folks,   At last I am getting off this problem plagued log. I say problem plagued as two major computer issues delayed its production and caused me great frustration. The first was the digital pictures I downloaded from my camera to
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Log #61g Gwaii Haanas Part 1

Log #61g Gwaii Haanas Part 1

Log #61g Gwaii Haanas Part 1 Vancouver Rowing Club, Coal Harbour, Vancouver, B.C. Aug. 18, 2016   Hi Folks, We are getting ready to leave Vancouver, but I want to get this log off while we still have access to the internet here at the Vancouver Rowing Club, where we have free reciprocal privileges with
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Log #61h Gwaii Haanas Part 2

Log #61h Gwaii Haanas Part 2

Log #61h Gwaii Haanas Part 2 Fulford Harbour, Salt Spring Island, B.C. Aug. 22, 2016   Hi Folks, We have had a lazy day here in Fulford Harbour, allowing me to get this log ready. It takes us with some dramatic pictures to some fantastic old growth forest, and shows the construction of Haida longhouses,
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Log #61i Gwaii Haanas Part 3 Hot Springs

Log #61i Gwaii Haanas Part 3 Hot Springs

 Log #61i Gwaii Haanas Part 3 Hot Springs CFSA, Esquimalt, B.C. Aug. 26, 2016   Hi Folks, We are back down here in Esquimalt, just outside of Voctoria, getting ready to head across the Strait of Juan De Fuca to Port Angeles to do our formal entry into the U.S. Ha! Murphy’s Law created a
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Log #61j Gwaii Haanas Part 4 Anthony Island

Log #61j Gwaii Haanas Part 4 Anthony Island

Log #61j Gwaii Haanas Part 4 Anthony Island Vector Yacht Services/The Boat Yard Sidney, B.C. Aug. 31, 2016 Hi Folks, I hope you enjoy the pictures and comments in this final log of our time on Haida Gwaii. This is about Sgang Gwaay, on Anthony Island, a UN designated World Heritage Site. As I noted
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Log #61k Haida Gwaii to round Cape Caution

Log #61k Haida Gwaii to round Cape Caution

Log #61k Haida Gwaii to round Cape Caution Neah Bay, WA, USA Sept. 10, 2016 Hi Folks, We are weathered in here at Neah Bay for a day, and so I have another log ready to go out, hopefully from New Port, Oregon when we get there in a couple of days. We had a
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Log #61L Back to the Broughtons

Log #61L Back to the Broughtons

Log #61L Back to the Broughtons Coos Bay, Or, USA Sept. 19, 2016 Hi Folks, We are down here in Coos Bay in southern Oregon, and will be in California in a couple of days. We have had good weather, although we waited a day in Neah Bay in the Strait of Juan De Fuca
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Log #61m To Quadra and Cortes Islands

Log #61m To Quadra and Cortes Islands

Log #61m To Quadra and Cortes Islands Berkeley Yacht Club, Berkeley, California Oct. 2, 2016   Hi Folks, I have been having trouble with Windows 10 (again!) and the E-mail program Outlook. It did not want to load the entire Log and so I divided it into part 2 and Part 2. I hope you get
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Log #61m To Quadra and Cortes Islands Part 2

Log #61m To Quadra and Cortes Islands Part 2

Hi Folks, Hopefully here is Part 2. Pardon any mistakes in spelling, etc. as I have to go through a million steps to separate this into two parts, and send to two different E-mail lists, with a covering letter explaining what is happening. AAaarrgghh!! This Part 2 gets us into Campbell River after meeting up
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Log #61n Down the mainland to Vancouver

Log #61n Down the mainland to Vancouver

Log #61n Down the mainland to Vancouver Clipper Cove, San Francisco Bay Oct. 14, 2016   Hi Folks, It is a grey rainy day here in San Francisco, the first rain we have experienced in several weeks. We have been gunkholing around this large inland waterway, most recently up the Sacramento/San Joaquin River estuary.which we
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Log #61o Gulf Islands and departure fiasco

Log #61o Gulf Islands and departure fiasco

Log #61o Gulf Islands and departure fiasco Morro Bay, California Oct. 26, 2016   Hi Folks,   We are enjoying being weathered in in this protected estuary for a few days to wait out southerly winds. We left San Francisco Oct. 19, 204 miles away with three stops en route at Pillar Point Harbor, Santa
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Log #61p On the hard and off to Port Angeles

Log #61p On the hard and off to Port Angeles

  Morro Bay, California Oct. 30, 2016 Hi Folks, We are still here in Morro Bay waiting for the winds to shift from the south to the north, expected tomorrow. There is a fantastic amout of sea and bird life in this large estuary, including seals, sea lions, sea otters, several breeds of pelicans, gulls,
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Log #61q Down the Oregon Coast

Log #61q Down the Oregon Coast

Newport Beach, Los Angeles, CA Nov. 11, 2016 Hi Folks, We are just passing Los Angeles on our way down to San Diego, our last stop before entering Mexico. While in Long Beach I took this picture of the original Queen Mary still afloat there as a tourist attraction, conference centre, and I believe even
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Log #61r Down to San Francisco

Log #61r Down to San Francisco

San Diego, CA Nov. 20, 2016   Hi Folks,   We are down here in San Diego, just above the Mexican border, getting ready for our sail to Ensenada in Mexico. We have enjoyed reciprocal privileges at the Southwestern Yacht Club and the San Diego Yacht Club while here. This ends our transit down the
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Log #61s San Francisco Bay Part 1

Log #61s San Francisco Bay Part 1

  Log #61s San Francisco Bay Part 1 Magdelena Bay, Mexico Dec. 3, 2016 Hi Folks, We are currently in the southern Baja Peninsula of Mexico, enjoying good sailing and warm weather. We just bought three lobsters from a local fisherman for only $9.00 US. Mmmm! We will postpone the tuna I caught yesterday for
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Log #61T San Francisco Bay Part 2

Log #61T San Francisco Bay Part 2

Log #61t San Francisco Bay Part 2 Bahia de Los Muertos, Baja Peninsula, Mexico Dec. 14, 2016   Hi Folks,   We have arrived at Judy’s favorite climate where when we get up in the morning we just put on a bathing suit. We are motoring north up the inside of the California Baja of
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Log #61u Towards Los Angeles

Log #61u Towards Los Angeles

Log #61u Towards Los Angeles La Paz, BCS, Mexico Dec. 26, 2016 Hi Folks, I hope you had an enjoyable Christmas. We enjoyed a turkey Christmas dinner at the Marina restaurant with a group of other cruisers, plus several “pot luck” meals and social get-togethers over the past few days. Unfortunately all our Christmas decorations
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Log #61v To Los Angeles and San Diego

Log #61v To Los Angeles and San Diego

Log #61v To Los Angeles and San Diego Rincon, Partida Cove, Islas Espiritu Santos La Paz, Mexico Jan. 3, 2017 Hi Folks, I hope you had a good Christmas and Hanukkah and wish you all the best for the New Year 2017. We are presently anchored in this large bay between two islands just north
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Log #61w San Diego to Ensenada, Mexico

Log #61w San Diego to Ensenada, Mexico

    Log #61w San Diego to Ensenada, Mexico La Paz, BCS Mexico Jan. 10, 2017   Hi Folks,   This log finally gets us into Mexico, and is the last of the log series Logs #61 BC to Mexico. It talks about San Diego and an interesting time I spent on a USN aircraft
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Log #62a Into Mexico

Log #62a Into Mexico

  Log #62a Into Mexico Aqua Verde, BCS, Mexico Jan. 16, 2017   Hi Folks,   This log finally gets us into Mexico. Note that it is the first log of my next series Logs #62 Mexico. In this log I talk about the entry procedures into Mexico, the cost of living in Mexico, and
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Log #62b Turtle Bay to Mag Bay

Log #62b Turtle Bay to Mag Bay

 Log #62b Turtle Bay to Mag Bay Puerto Escondido, BCS, Mexico Jan. 20, 2017 We arrived to anchor in the dark at Turtle Bay (27° 14.151′ N, 114° 52.978′ W) at 2202 after a 184 nm passage of 34 hours from Bahia San Quintin on Nov. 29. In the morning we relocated in this large
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