The List

The List

It’s taken more than a week of ticking tasks off of “the list” to prepare Cetacean for this last trip this season. Our insurance company insists: the boat must remain above 27 degrees north latitude during hurricane season. In  San Carlos, Sonora, on mainland...
The List

Our Fleet

We’ve added a new boat to our fleet! Having more than one floating conveyance comprises A Fleet, doesn’t it?  Here’s  the “Our Fleet” cast list currently docked at Alameda Grand Marina, Alameda, California, USA: First and...

Huge start

We brought another pickup load of ‘stuff’ to the boat this morning. The final load. We planned to make about 40 miles today and stay overnight on the Columbia at a quiet anchorage near Longview Wa. Somehow we got that shit load of stuff put away ( I still...

A starting Point

It has taken a year to get to this point but there is still a lot to do. The task list continues to grow, Maybe it’s just inherently safer to add to a job list than to remove. Sailors procrastinate too. Certainly it takes less time to add than to subtract a...

Preparation Tasks

The list(s) of tasks in preparation for our extended sailing trip is getting longer each and every time a task is completed. Seems odd, doesn’t it, complete one step forward and slide two back. The formal list has 181 items; like preparing the first-aid kit...