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Red Dragon

“You know what we need? A code word. Like ‘seriously’. Something that when one of us says it, we know they’re not joking” he suggests.

“You mean like, ‘No, seriously, Alex, Nick fell overboard like ten minutes ago’?” Continue reading

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Dirty Jobs

I was about to learn that a valve was shut in our plumbing, making any previous pumping completely ineffective. The tank was still very… very full. Continue reading

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I Know A Guy

Actually, my girlfriend Lauren’s parents’ high school friend knows a guy, who knows a guy who sailed around the world (Kevin Bacon may actually be closer).  The important part however is that a few weeks ago we were fortunate enough … Continue reading

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Planning

About 6 months ago, we realized there was simply too much material to learn for each of us to study everything we’ll need to know to make this thing happen, so we split the work up 3 ways.  As it … Continue reading

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Floating

After nearly a solid week of delays, we’re finally back in the water; removing the head intake thru-hull proved to be harder than we had expected, painting the boot stripe turned out to be a two day affair, and cleaning … Continue reading

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On The Hard

After last Tuesday’s haul out, we pulled tons and tons of money out of the bank to hand over to the the previous owner of the boat soon to be known Saltbreaker. Having this much money gave me all sorts of … Continue reading

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Haul Out

In the past several months we’ve seen dozens of boats; most of them here in the bay area, and several in La Paz. Of all the boats we’ve seen, some were out of our price range while others would potentially … Continue reading

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A formal request

Laura, My brother and I along with a dear friend will be leaving this May in a 32 foot sailboat in an attempt to complete a 2 year circumnavigation.  We’ve just finalized the purchase of our boat, and the time … Continue reading

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