Monthly Archives: October 2011

10/27/2011 – Rookie mistakes

Yesterday was the day I was scheduled to fly to LAX to meet up with Keith on s/v Chamisa, the Westsail 42 that I’m going to crew on between Long Beach and La Paz. The night before, I’d gone on-line … Continue reading

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10/25/2011 – Clean fuel

The beauty of diesels is that they don’t ask for much. Plenty of air and nice clean fuel is about it. The problem is that they are quite picky about their fuel being CLEAN! The following is definitely NOT an … Continue reading

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10/23/2011 – Reading books on an eReader

I resisted eReaders like the Kindle and Nook for quite awhile. It was partly because I felt I was one of those people who just wouldn’t be happy without a “real” book in my hands. But it was also because … Continue reading

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10/20/2011 – Another shitty day in paradise

And, I mean that quite literally… You know that big ol’ derelict bird poop covered ketch tied up next to us? Well, it should have been a clue. There I was, sitting in the cockpit yesterday afternoon, minding my own … Continue reading

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10/19/2011 – Back where we started

Yesterday we got up and headed to town with a whole list of chores. First up was to check back in at Marina Del Palmar and Marina Don Jose to see if they really don’t have space. Our first stop … Continue reading

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10/17/2011 – EnRoute to La Paz

Man, we’re good! We woke up at 0730 and were underway at 0745. Last night we decided that we could do all of our normal morning things, like breakfast, while underway. So we just got up, started warming up the … Continue reading

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10/16/2011 – Ensenada Blanca to…. ?

With my flight to SoCal set for 10 days from now, we decided to get back to La Paz faster than we normally would. Our normal trip would be Ensenada Blanca to Agua Verde, then Agua Verde to Timbabiche, then … Continue reading

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