Category Archives: Boat

Back To Sailing Onward

Hello friends and family!  After a couple year sabbatical from blogging, the time feels right to take up my pen and share the joys and struggles of our past couple years.  The great news is that we are all alive … Continue reading

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Video Postcard 2015, “Let it Be”

Hello from IL!  We have been on a little road trip visiting friends and family in the US.  Next week we plan to head back to our much-missed “Let it Be”, which we left quietly tucked in for a short … Continue reading

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Cat Calls and Summer Squalls, Part IV

Cap’n Jack here… In the previous episode of Cat Calls Summer Squalls I was saying… …At night the cat calls kept us wake. I awoke at about 3:00 am on morning only to find Nicole fully awake and both of … Continue reading

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Cat Calls and Summer Squalls, Part III

Part III Cap’n Jack here… I last left you in Newport harbor where we spotted the Fontaine Pajot (FP) Mahe catamaran as we dinghied back to the Kitty Hawk. The story continues. We became friends with Mike Cote and his … Continue reading

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Cat Calls and Summer Squalls (Part II)

Part II Cap’n Jack here… It was now spring 2013 and we were planning to cruise up to and spend the hurricane season in New England. We were looking forward to the cooler weather remembering the sweltering summers spent in … Continue reading

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Cat Calls and Summer Squalls

Part I Captain Jack here… It’s been noted on our blog before or should I say Nicole, my wife wrote before, that our CSY 44 cutter rigged sloop Kitty Hawk, was the perfect size boat for a family of four. … Continue reading

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Ensenada, Baja California: Summer of projects

There’s a cliche saying among sailors that “cruising is doing boat work in exotic places”, um … yep.  We often remember a location by the specific projects we did there.  We’ve had a busy and fun few months in Ensenada … Continue reading

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