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 – 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 – 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 […]