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Home Port of Seward, Alaska

     
 
 

Leg 3

After the completion of leg 2, we completed a lot of tasks at Svendsen's Boat Yard: bottom painting, replacing a faulty sea cock and through-hull, painting the mast and boom, changing head hose, greasing all sea cocks, replacing an unused transducer with a new one, removing another unused transducer and filling the hole, replacing the transducer for our beloved Interphase Probe forward-looking sonar, and much more. Regardless, we did leave many task undone: replacing and re-rigging the boom, replacing halyards in the mast, completing needed new instrument runs (two new transducer cables as well as replacing the radar cable), and many other tasks. Unfortunately, we experienced a period of very bad luck with boat problems. Repairing the resulting problems caused delays that wrecked our schedule and our budget. Never the less, we headed south to San Diego, arriving in time for the start of the Haha. In San Diego, we took on our Baja Haha companions, Jerry and Nancy Wertzbaugher, and headed to Cabo San Lucas, MX. It was a great trip and we fell in love with Mexico again, just as we always do. After the end of the Haha, the Wertzbaughers left us and continued on to La Paz where we left Wings on the hard for winter.

Oakland Work

Nearing the End

Dinghy and Anchor Light

Leaving San Francisco

Monterey Bay

San Luis Obispo to Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara to Marina del Rey, Los Angeles

Marina del Rey

Repair

San Diego

Baja-Haha Preliminaries

The Start of the Baja-Haha

Bahia de Tortugas

Bahia Santa Maria

Bahia Santa Maria Fiesta

Cabo San Lucas

Leaving Cabo

Sailing to La Paz, Mexico

Touring La Paz

The End of the Leg

Hauling Wings

On the Hard in La Paz

 

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