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How an Island Packet and Seaward Yacht Sailboat is Built

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How an Island Packet and Seaward Yacht Sailboat is Built If you’ve been reading this blog, then you know that we sailed across the Pacific Ocean to French Polynesia (The Marquesas, The Tuamotu’s & the Society Islands) then Hawaii and back to San Diego, CA in our 1996, Island Packet 37 cutter rig sailboat. When […]

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Sailing to Moorea – The First Time

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Sailing to Moorea – The First Time   Moorea, French Polynesia The sailing journey from Tahiti to Moorea with our new crew (our adult children, William & Kayla) went by pretty fast.  It was about a five hour journey and the wind and seas were favorable, which was a pleasant change. As we pulled our […]

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Sailing – Pacific Puddle Jump to Nuku Hiva

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Sailing – Pacific Puddle Jump to Nuku Hiva Pacific Puddle Jump It was eerie leaving the Port or Puerto Vallarta.  The bay water was the color of a red zinfandel wine.  It must have been an algae bloom or some other natural phenomenon and it was weird to say the least. For the first few […]

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Sailing – Mexico – Mainland by Sea and Land

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Beginning the Journey

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Our Story Begins Want to Go on a Sailing Adventure? We, (Michael and Melissa of The Adventure Travelers) planned for over ten years and finally made the leap. We sold our house and moved into a rental (three years prior to leaving our home port of San Diego, California), we sold one of our cars, […]