Island Packet 485 Delivery to Mexico

Island Packet 485 Sailboat Delivery to Mexico

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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 […]

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BVI Catamaran Charter Sail

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BVI Catamaran Charter Sail Sailing on a Catamaran through the British Virgin Islands The Caribbean’s British Virgin Islands have a variety of charter sailing companies, including; The Moorings, Dream Yacht Charter, Sunsail, Horizon Yacht Charters, Conch Charters, BVI Yacht Charters, CYOA and many others. We however, used our timeshare and booked with Tradewinds Luxury Vacations […]

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Sailing – French Polynesia – The Marquesas Island of Nuku Hiva

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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 […]

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Sailing – French Polynesia – The Tuamotus

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Sailing – French Polynesia – The Tuamotus Ahe Atoll When we left Daniel’s Bay on May 19, 2016 we knew it was going to be at least a four day trip to the Tuamotu Archipelagos.  We left just after sunrise to get out before the bugs began to litter our boat again.  As we motored […]

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Sailing – Mexico – Baja Coast

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Sailing – Mexico – Baja Coast   Departing San Diego “What’s going on with this thing?  Why isn’t it working?” Probably not the comments you want to come from your husband 20 minutes before you depart on a 10,500 mile sailing adventure. I’m pretty excited to get out of port but in my haste, I […]