Tag Archives: Sailing

Looking Back

Cap’n Jack here… La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Puerto Vallarta and Banderas Bay It’s a good thing that our blog is about “the places we’ve been” because it gives us the opportunity to write post facto and make up for not … 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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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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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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Such is Why

Captain Jack here… Back in 2010, Nicole and I set sail from La Ceiba, Honduras headed for Panama.  We had been working on the Kitty Hawk since we got back to Honduras after our honeymoon with the idea of someday … Continue reading

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