A cruising couple and their two pups explore the world by boat

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  • Bahamas
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  • Croatia
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  • France
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  • GSSR
  • Horta
  • Japan
  • Mechanical Problems
  • Mexico
  • Nicaragua
  • Nordhavn
  • Nordhavn Atlantic Rally
  • Off season maintenance
  • Pacific Northwest
  • Pixie
  • Provisioning
  • Roche Harbor
  • Spain
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Departure to Costa Rica, and a visit on an N62

Today was a BUSY day. Jeff Sanson, my delivery skipper who leaves tonight for Costa Rica, to bring my boat back, was with me at my home in Seattle doing final preperations for the trip. ...

A couple of links (drug-running subs and salvage)

This is kind of an interesting discussion on salvage:http://www.yachtforums.com/forums/general-yachting-discussion/9788-bad-experience-sea-tow-sag-harbor.htmlAnd, here's a fun look at the US coast guard capturing a drug-running-sub off of Guatemala. http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/local/379835_coastguard20.htmlWhen we were running off Guatemala we were followed by an unlit ...

Nordhavn Distance Pennant Program

Nordhavn has a "pennant program" where Nordhavn owners record their mileage and get a flag they can fly showing how many miles they've ran. For fun, I decided to take the total miles run, and ...

Thinking about fuel efficiency

I swapped a couple of emails this morning with another Nordhavn owner talking about fuel efficiency.  Overall, I'm very satisfied with the fuel consumption of my boat. That said, given current fuel prices, anything that ...

It”s official – Sans Souci is coming home

I gave an official cancellation notice to the transport company yesterday that was to have moved Sans Souci (my boat) from Costa Rica to the Pacific NW. My focus now has shifted to Jeff Sanson, a Seattle-based ...

Staying single, or having twins?

Although the newspapers are full of financial doom and gloom, apparently Nordhavn is still selling boats at a good pace. Oft-times when they sell one of the larger boats (N64, N68 or N76) I get ...

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