Monthly Archives: September 2015

Japanese Memorial – Terminal Island – Jesuits – Dominicans

Today on our way to the USCG Base on Terminal Island, to obtain our Retired ID cards we stopped to view the Japanese Memorial. For some reason, the older one gets, the more interesting history becomes.  The one thing to … Continue reading

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Cruising World Story – Top 10 Ways You’ll Enjoy Cruising

http://www.cruisingworld.com/top-10-ways-ensure-youll-enjoy-cruising Story By Brittany & Scott on s/v Rasmus Great story and right on point in many ways.   Must reading for my First Mate!  

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Balmar – Leece-Neville – Motorola Alternator Project

Switching from the mechanical to the electrical side of things, today I evaluated and tackled the Western Flyer’s alternator(s).  The starboard engine, for perhaps the past ten years utilized a Balmar 60-110 (model 60 – 110 amps charging power) with … Continue reading

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Western Flyer – Voyage of Exploration – Copper Canyon

http://www.clubcruceros.net/Blog/CopperCanyon.html Above is my first resource found thus far on Mexico’s Copper Canyon.  Even though we are still (just over three weeks from departure) my search continues on places to hike or explore, as we use La Paz as our … Continue reading

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Baja haha Cruising Dream

“There is no such thing as a new idea. It is impossible. We simply take a lot of old ideas and put them into a sort of mental kaleidoscope. We give them a turn and they make new and curious … Continue reading

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Marina Walk Project – Los Angeles Marketplace

Marina Walk Project – What I call my marina walk project is anytime I get any opportunity to step off the boat and explore the surrounding area, no matter how close, no matter how far. Today, the First Mate and … Continue reading

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The West Coast’s Annual Migration – BoatUS Magazine

http://www.boatus.com/magazine/2015/october/west-coast-annual-boating-migration.asp Great story worth reading from BoatUS Magazine.  The island you see in the picture is Isla Espirito Santo (holy spirit island) only separated by a small canal next to its sister island Isla Partida. We look forward to exploring … Continue reading

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Free Online Radio Station

http://cruisingoutpost.com/radio/index.htm Cruising music station for sailors

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The Taco

I usually don’t know what day of the week it is except, that while living on land, I always knew that Wednesday was garbage day. Enter the taco and Taco Tuesday. This is my second week of hanging around San … Continue reading

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Marina Walk Project – Fiddlers Cove, Coronado Island

This marina walk project starts at Western Flyer’s last US port, Fiddlers Cove, Coronado Island.  Fiddlers cove is a part of the Navy’s MWR division and for anyone, anyhow connected with our military, no explanation is needed but, for the … Continue reading

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