• Boat Building Friends Travel

    Where did December go?

    We are already falling for the mañana attitude that Mexico provides. The part will be here tomorrow. Tomorrow, I’ll get on that.  We’ll go see that tomorrow. Tomorrow, you can go do that. December…

    January 9, 2017
  • Diving Travel

    Swimming with Whale Sharks

    The past few days in La Paz have been nice. We’ve had a few great walks along the Malecon and around town sourcing repair parts. Yesterday we went swimming with whale sharks. Don’t worry…

    December 1, 2016
  • Sailing Travel

    Slow down

    The passage from San Jose Del Cabo included stops at Los Frailes and Los Muertos. Easy day sails from San Jose del Cabo that forced us to slow down and take it all in.…

    November 25, 2016
  • Sailing Travel

    Baja Ha Ha

    Halloween was the start of our adventure. That day has always been memorable for Lisa and I.  Our friend Jeff sailed down the coast from Newport Beach to San Diego with us to help…

    November 17, 2016
  • Boat Building Sailing

    A long list gets much shorter!

    The Beach Flea is almost ready to set sail. She’s in the water, masts restepped, and all the hard rigging fixed. New lines (ropes) are installed, just need to reroute the reefing system. Luxury…

    October 9, 2016
  • Boat Building


    We’re making progress on the boat! Lisa has been painting the galley and main cabin areas and I’ve been busy installing  heads & walls, running wiring and installing electronics, and getting all new lines…

    August 21, 2016
  • Boat Building

    Crunch Time is Here!

    So we sold our house in a mere 6 days. Closed already, renting back. Boat is painted with a new black bottom coat and a red boot-stripe. I’ve installed inspection plates in the water…

    June 15, 2016
  • Gear Surfing

    Surfboards aboard

    Here’s the quiver we are starting with on SV Beach Flea. 2 @ 9-0 single fin longboards, 6-0 egg thruster, 6-6 4+1, 7-2 Surf Rx thruster (the only foam board left from my previous south Pacific…

    April 7, 2016
  • Less Stuff Preppers

    T minus 100 days

    100 days. Wow! We have a big  to do list and only 100 days to do it. Good news is the list is getting smaller, but a few major items: Fix a few things…

    March 27, 2016