Monthly Archives: October 2015

Looking at both sides of the picture

This year, like a farmer, I am able to through grandkids clearly see the young seedlings sprouting, and of the old dead wood passing.  As callous as it may now sound, this is just one factor of life itself.  In … Continue reading

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At the Baha haha Skippers meeting

We are ready.  More to come.

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Built in 1966 – In Holland

Holland, the eco friendly nation that in 1966 built this 65 ketch; is only known to me as the land of windmills, tulips and the wooden shoe. Today, I toured this 65 foot ketch, Holland built that spoke to me … Continue reading

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Crew Day – Day and a Wake up

And in one picture a few Navy guys hanging out behind the Western Flyer before some night manuevers. This morning crew arrives for more than one Baja haha boat here at the Marina at Fiddlers cove.  Last night it was … Continue reading

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Two days and a wake up

Soon my crew arrives and this happy boat sails off to a road less traveled by boaters “Baja” but, first we arrive in Ensenada.   Just in time to celebrate a crew birthday, and of course clear in to Mexico.  Every … Continue reading

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Three Baja Haha Days and a Wakeup

The road or rather “sea” to Baja is magically appearing in our morning skies.    My second day at the Police docks and it looks like a fair mix of “Jack’s” sailboats are congregating here with yours truly.  Jack-Tar is a … Continue reading

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ABC’s of Marine Air Conditioning

Above is the museum quality control unit to the old Marine Systems A/C.  I tossed out the old (two) units three years ago in Portland.  Fortunately for us the duct work is already in.  Several other ducts on the boat … Continue reading

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Final, Final, Float Plan, Baja HaHa XXII Countdown

During the course of this blog I’ve quoted and shared loads of wisdom.  Some maybe even classified as useful cruising information for future cruisers.  Now it’s time to share the grand daddy of them all.  Here you are!  “LISTO” Spanish … Continue reading

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16 Days to Cruising – Western Flyer

18 17 16 Days to Cruising – Western Flyer Thanks to the First Mate and a senior birthday, we are now sporting a brand new Greco Stand Up Paddleboard board (SUP).  Of course, I found the great listing on Craigslist. … Continue reading

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