Island Packet 485 Delivery to Mexico

Island Packet 485 Sailboat Delivery to Mexico

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Sail - Mexico, Sailing

Sailboat Delivery Captain I had just received my U.S. Coast Guard 100 Ton Masters Captains License and was offered this job to completely outfit, test, commission and eventually deliver this amazingly beautiful Island Packet 485 52′ yacht.   Becoming a USCG Sailing Captain First, before I became a USCG Captain, I had to have the sea […]

Marquesas The Adventure Travelers

Sailing – French Polynesia – The Marquesas Island of Nuku Hiva

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Blog, Sail - South Pacific, Sailing

Sailing – French Polynesia – The Marquesas Island of Nuku Hiva   Nuku Hiva, Marquesas The Baie de Taiohae was packed with other Pacific Puddle jumpers.  There were about 80 yachts (big and small, but mostly big) packed into the bay.  Since we weren’t familiar with the bay, the tide, current and such, we decided […]

Blue Footed Boobie II The Adventure Travelers

Sailing – Mexico – Mainland by Sea and Land

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Blog, Sail - Mexico, Sailing

Sailing – Mexico – Mainland by Sea and Land Mazatlan The wind and waves began to pick up in the morning just prior to pulling into Marina Mazatlan.  If you’ve never sailed into this harbor (like us), it’s a little tricky when there are waves breaking in the small bay.  We read in our cruising […]