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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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 […]