Category Archives: Sailing

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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How ’bout Some Pictures?

Cap’n Jack Here… Hey, I just got the bright idea to upload a bunch of photos. We are in Santa Rosalía, a small mining town located about half way up the Baja California peninsula.  We arrived after a few days … Continue reading

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Feeding the fish, bartering for art, and filling the fridge

December 8, 2014 Just dropped anchor in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico after a 291mile / 47 hour sail. We had to slow the boat down in the middle of the night last night because we were sailing so fast and didn’t … Continue reading

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Surf landings, giant shrimp, and turkey on Thanksgiving

November 23, 2014 Packed up the dinghy to have a beach afternoon yesterday but had to abort because of big breaking waves. Our last two surf landings (think California surfing waves) were very wet and the kids weren’t so keen … Continue reading

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Whales and lobsters and mahi mahi

November 19, 2014 Sailed 55 bumpy miles yesterday, the boat handled beautifully, I love this boat. The whales are currently migrating south so we spent the day trying to figure out what kind of whales we saw blowing and surfacing. … Continue reading

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Laundry day, dinghy on wheels, fish from sea to sushi

November 15, 2014 Arrived in Turtle Bay yesterday afternoon after a 31 hour sail, I didn’t feed the fish, not even once!! What do we do for 31 hours on the high seas? Well, the kids made a fort under … Continue reading

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Biology lessons, bartering for lobster, boatbrewing

Nicole’s editor (aka sister) here. As most of you know, the Let it Be crew have been sailing down the pacific coast of Baja California. Unfortunately they’ve had spotty Internet so Nicole has only been able to post of their … 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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