I’ve often sailed in San Francisco Bay and longingly wondered what it must have been like to have been there as an explorer a couple hundred years ago. To see hilltops still covered in trees, untouched beaches, small settlements with …Read More
We left Coron in mid-February to sail down to El Nido. 9 days on the water with some odd winds…. what should have been a downwind trip was often a beat as north winds wrapped around Culion. It was also …Read More
The last week has been tough. Amazing, but tough. On facebook I will soon be able to post phenomenal photos. 9 days on the water, five of us, camping on empty beaches. The scenery has been incredible. The sunsets majestic. Crystal …Read More
Brendan came out from SF to visit and with Alex, Susie and Rey we took Flash for some adventures to see the west side of the Coron channel.
Our initial plan was to circumnavigate Busuanga and visit Apo Reef, but …Read More
After our first trial sail, we loaded up Flash in preparation for a day trip to one of the local beaches. With new crew volunteers picked up from travellers the bar, we set off for an adventure that didn’t last …Read More
Boat projects always take longer than you think: You start taking undoing lines to investigate problems, the crack is bigger than expected so you pull it apart, then you see another crack and before you know it, the boat is …Read More
The California Channel Islands lie 30 miles south of Santa Barbara. There are four islands, of which Santa Cruz island is probably the most accessible and interesting. I’d read a few posts on forums about people who had sailed over …Read More