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Day 5

Flying fish are funny little creatures. They are super speedy, dashing out of the water through the waves faster and for longer than I would have thought. There are also slimy, scaly and bouncy little buggers. I now possess this knowledge after getting personal with one, trying to save its life after it flew inside… Continue reading Day 5

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Day 4

One of the benefits of last watch is that I get to see the sun rise. Just as serene as sunsets, the first hues of orange and pink brings promises of a new day. And a lonesome sail. SV Tioga is less than 1.3 nm away and looks beautiful among this backdrop. We had perfect… Continue reading Day 4

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Day 1

Our last day in La Cruz was a mad scramble for final provisions and supplies, deep cleaning (for both Bravo and Crew), using WiFi, printing key documents, calls to loved ones and hugs to friends. We called into the local cruisers radio net and listened as Mike the weatherman called out that a jumping window… Continue reading Day 1

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Day 2

Crew is doing well. Conditions are a bit bumpy and Andy and I are thoroughly impressed with Matt’s resistance for seasickness. Sky is clear, ocean is deep blue and all around us. Last night we saw a cruise ship and today we’ve only seen 2 barges and a handful of brown-footed boobies that kept diving… Continue reading Day 2

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#Unfiltered

Amidst a collection of pictures of whales breaching and boobies flirting, seascapes, and sunsets, there's the dirty side of the Sailing life. The unbathed, sun-bleached, scruffy, bruised, peanut butter and jelly eating crew, fish guts on the side of your boat, jerry can hauling, groceries in your backpack, laundry in a bucket, Instagram unworthy, unfiltered side… Continue reading #Unfiltered