I have been working on editing a quick video of the Catalina trip. Most of the footage is iPhone 5s, with the exception of 3 GoPro clips. Pretty amazing what you can do with an iPhone and a laptop these days. Cuajota Goes to Catalina … Continue readingCatalina Video!
The yacht Cheeki Rafiki was found capsized in the Atlantic 600 miles offshore. The USCG has stopped searching for the crew. Locating beacons went off but the shipping vessel that spotted the yacht did not see any life raft. I just signed the petition “.@USCG … Continue readingCheeki Rafiki
These are the oil rigs off the coast of Huntington Beach. Massive.
What an amazing trip. Jaime (damn can he cook!) grilled tri tip and sausages on the beach at Two Harbors and we laughed and told stories. Woke up this morning took a nice long walk to Catalina Harbor and saw the pacific on the west … Continue readingSaying goodbye to Catalina
No words needed.
Yesterday would have been absolutely miserable. Today it’s fantastic!!! Amazing weather. Good wind!
The first 3 hours were somewhat miserable. Chop. Heading right into it. What was I thinking about even considering going into 10′ waves yesterday! Well today it’s 3-5 and it’s soupy and miserable. Until about 10 miles from Catalina and now is amazing. Deep blue … Continue readingFrom Choppy To Paradise!
Weather forecast looks great! Might be a tad choppy but looks like we will have wind on the way there and back.
[fergcorp_cdt] Because of the weather forecast, I have decided that the safety of the crew and the boat are of the utmost importance and because there is a forecast of gale force winds with gusts of up to 40 mph and waves in the … Continue readingWeather Delay
[fergcorp_cdt] Less than 25 hours to go!! Been prepping the boat for Catalina… Flares, check. PFD’s check First Aid Kit, check Check engine fluids, check Fill up tank with Diesel, check Wash the boat, check Wax transom (was VERY oxidized!), check My list of things … Continue readingCountdown to Catalina 2…..