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(Notes from October 6) We are back out on the Great Pacific, sailing MAIA north! I arrived back in San Diego on Tuesday evening from Chicago. It was a wonderful trip to Chi Town and Camp Echo. Great to connect with friends & fam. Wednesday morning I returned the Jeep to Ryan & Erin. So fun to see them all, Oliver just keeps growing!

We are on our way to San Pedro (near LA). It feels great to be back on the water. We are joining Hurricane Gulch Yacht Club and are attending a dinner meeting tonight. We left San Diego on Wednesday and had a beautiful sail to Oceanside. We turned on the engine about an hour or so before arriving, since we had made evening plans with Jocko, Sue, Ed & Kathi. We really like Oceanside Yacht Club, it is very laid back, it has an easy dock approach and facilities are nice. We received a great greeting from Joe, he helped us tie up to the dock (which was needed as the wind was blowing us off & I was driving. Still needing lots of practice in the docking department!)

Yesterday, Thursday, we sailed to Dana Point and anchored for the night. We had a full 6 or so hours of sailing in beautiful Southern Cal weather. As wind was on the nose, we had to tack a few times. Dana Point anchorage is quaint. You are at a corner of the Harbor that has breakwater on one side, Oceanography center on another. Next is a semi-circular moon shaped beach, then sailing center, a channel to part of the harbor and next the Dana Point Yacht Club. We had a beautiful full moon rise, eating dinner in the cockpit with the moonlight streaming down the channel. The reflection was bright and shimmering. When I went to bed I could see it through the V berth hatch and then this morning it was shining thru the port hatch. If you didn’t know already, I love la Luna!

Today is another beautiful day. First thing this morning, I pumped up the dingy and rowed Ellie into shore. The temperature was perfect, and we went for a short walk around the center, before coming home to a scrumptious breakfast that Dick cooked. The Orange County Sheriff’s boat made sure their presence was known as they idled nearby for a brief time.

We headed out of the harbor amongst many standup paddle boards, a couple kayaks, and a motor boat or two. Heading back out on the Pacific at 0900, the wind was a little fickle. Blowing around 5-10 knots, we tried to sail, but ended up motoring for a while. At one point we saw smoke out of the exhaust. Dick checked it out and found a bunch of liquid in the motor bilge and saw a stripe of oil on the front of the motor. Very concerning! We contacted a couple friends in LA and got referrals for diesel mechanics. We kept a close eye on the engine but appeared to have no more problems.

About 1400 the wind picked up and we were able to sail the rest of the way to the harbor. As the wind picked up, more and more we reefed the main and then the jib. The wind continued into the Harbor entrance (Hurricane Gulch). So exciting that we get to do some sailing!!!

(Notes from October 8) We headed out of Cabrillo Beach Yacht Club dock in San Pedro about 1020 and are heading to Marina del Rey, Pacific Mariners Yacht Club. All day we have had a beautiful sail with the wind at our stern, (ESE). Wind speed has been about 10 knots, our speed about 4-5 knots. Earlier we were bouncing around quite a bit with the swell and the jumble of waves. I mentioned to Dick that I prefer sailing into the wind! However, we are currently sailing wing and wing and MAIA is cruising along beautifully!

On Friday, we arrived at CBYC just before 1700. It was hot, hot, hot & still. Quite a difference from our 15-20 knots of wind we had been sailing in. CBYC is a beautiful club, easy to sign in and receive keycards. I took a refreshing shower after checking in, while Dick finished the boat chores. I finished up a few things & fed Ellie while Dick showered. We were due for dinner at Hurricane Gulch Yacht Club at 1800.

We were greeted by friendly people, enjoyed a nice dinner by Chef Raymond and were inducted into the club. Feeling a little guilty as we will not be around to enjoy most of the club activities. In two weeks there is a club trip to White’s Landing, on Catalina. We are hoping to join in on the Club cruise. Mexican train dominoes is on the schedule for Saturday afternoon!

(Notes from October 10) We have had an amazing morning, so far. (It is 1020). We left the Pacific Mariner’s Yacht Club a little bit after 0800. We will be arriving in Ventura this afternoon. Getting in and out of the PMYC guest dock is a little tricky. Very narrow fairway with dingy’s sticking out along the way. Anyhow, I backed us out without incident! A woman on “Bliss” cheered me on from the stern of her boat. It felt really good! Thanks to Dick for the few commands of which way to turn the wheel. Still learning!

Last night we had a lovely evening with Ryan, Lissa, Hazel & Oliver Dale. We met them at the Chart House, which is across the street from the club. So fun to connect with them all. It was Oli’s 10 month birthday yesterday! Haze was wondering if we had seen dolphins & whales. This morning we saw our first pod of Dolphin’s all summer. Thanks Mom for bringing them to us, so I could send video to Lissa! Hopefully, we can get them out on a boat ride before our departure in December.

Hazel also loved my bronze Fairy that we had living in the bookshelves. I gave it to her. She was thinking that they should buy a “pretty plant at Trader Joe’s” for her to live in! A beautiful “fogbow” graced our presence this morning. We are currently motoring, looking forward to the wind picking up so we can sail again! It is about an 8-hour journey to Ventura.

First stop in Oceanside, with Kathi & Ed Johnson.

In Dana Point, a wonderful anchorage!

Sailing past a tanker near LA!

That’s our Ellie dog!

Awesome evening with
Ryan, Lissa, Haze & Oli aboard MAIA in Marina del Rey.

The Dale family!

Look who we got to hold (for a minute)! Oli is saying I see my Mom right over there!

Summertime for us was reconnecting with friends and family! We enjoyed Peek family time in San Diego and had a fun visit from brother Trey and Jan from Chicago. Really great to have Trey out sailing with us to help us tune up a few things on MAIA.

We took a month road trip, spending a week with the Peek’s at “Lairamor” in Lake Almanor, (Northern Cal). Next stop Park City, Utah for a week to see family and friends. Then we headed back West stopping in Wala Wala, Yakima, Bellingham, Seattle, Sammamish, (Washington); Portland and Bandon, (Oregon); Capay and Atascadero (California), then back to San Diego. We had a great time on the trip, a highlight was seeing the Solar Eclipse (with Dee and David Lee)!

Once we arrived back in San Diego we spent time on boat projects. (I also spent time with grandnephew Oliver. We have an awesome trade going, they lend us a car and I help tend 1 year old Oliver. It is a win, win for all of us!). In September we took a trip back to Chi-Town, and I went up to Michigan to my old stomping grounds, Camp Echo. We had a really fun trip seeing old friends, attending a Cubs game, going sailing…..

Enjoy the picture show.

Leah’s birthday!

Happy Birthday, sister Leah!

Down at La Jolla Cove with sister’s Mary Maude and Wig!

Beautiful walk in La Jolla, with the Cove and the Shores in the background.

Wow, beautiful sunset in La Jolla.

From Mom & Pop Peek’s rose bush.

A baby seagull!

Breakfast with cousins! Dave, Nancy, Jocko and Sue. Also, brother John, sister’s Maude and Wig.

Family time with Maude, John, Uncle Joe & Dick.

Cousins Wig & Carol

Brother and Sister!

Beautiful ladies! Leah and daughters, Anna & Angela hanging poolside!

Anna & Joaquin, soooo cute!

Selfie after a beautiful afternoon sail with brother Trey and brother-in-law John.

Out sailing with brother Trey!

Awesome breakfast aboard MAIA with Laurie, Tom, Devin, David, Kylie and Joey.

Cute couple, David and Devin Peek.

Another favorite photo. Lori Adamski-Peek, Ellie and I had a wonderful evening walk!

Wow, look no selfie! Thanks brother Trey for taking our picture.

Sister-in-law Jan Ritter playing skipper.

Selfie photo while we were out for a day sail with Jan & Trey Ritter

Fourth of July celebration with Oliver & Isa.

Beautiful La Luna

Visiting my old work place, A16. Lots of great memories!

Relaxing on Deck.

MAIA in San Diego Bay

The Road trip begins! Very HAPPY Dog!!! Yea, I get to go for a car ride.

Fun night on board with Rick and Mary.

Quick visit with Hazel, Oliver and nephew Ryan Dale (& Lissa)!

Selfie wit Oliver and Lissa Dale! Oliver is like whaaaat?

Such a happy boy, my grand-nephew Oliver (Dale).

ROAD trip!!!

Peek family gathering at Maude & John Blackard’s in Lake Almanor, California

Lazer sailing on Lake Almanor. This was the CALM day. Swimming to cool off.

In South Lake Tahoe, with Jerry and Jane McNaboe from s/v Aeolian. Fun to have a night to catch up and see their beautiful home.

Beautiful La Luna!

Hiking on the McCloud Creek Trail with friends, Susan & Julie!

Dinner on Sue’s deck with Viola & Martha.

Fun evening at Sundance with Angela, Dan & Samantha.

On our way back West! We stayed in Walla Walla, Washington with Jolie & Scott. The perfect 1 day drive from Park City.

Quick visit with Lisa on our way through Yakima!!

Fun night in Bellingham, Wa with Bob & Claudia. Yea, we are back on the Coast!

Our sweet little Ellie girl, still enjoying the ride!

Fun dinner in Shilshole Marina with Suzette and Paul on s/v Altair.

Hanging out with friends Elise & Tom in Seattle.

Another fun hike with Elise Trester and Tom Blackwood.

Check out the waterfall behind us! With Elise Trester.

What an amazing experience watching the Solar Eclipse in Portland! (with Dee and David Lee)

Eclipse photo through binoculars. Photo credit, Dick Peek.

The light kept changing. It looks really bright right now.

Enjoying the Solar Eclipse.

Next stop at Kevin and Gina Stenberg from s/v Raven. So great to connect in Portland.

Picnic on the beach in Bandon, Oregon with my Aunt Claris and Uncle Charlie Clapp.

The coast is beautiful in Bandon. with Aunt Clari

Circles in the Sand, mostly gone with the tide.

Visiting Maude and John in Capay, Ca. Look at what they grew!

Our last night of the road trip, with Seth and Karen Peek.

Woohoo! Back home aboard MAIA. Ellie even looks happy about it!

Labor Day party in Mission Bay, with Peter Johnson, Carol and friends!

Another beautiful moon and Mission Bay! Out for a dingy ride.

Full moon rise (along the San Diego skyline)

We are at the A9 anchorage in San Diego. The other bright light is an airplane coming in for a landing. It is a great anchorage, just a little loud with the runway right there.

This was really beautiful, as it got darker the lights of the City came on.

The black dog, laying in the sun on deck!

We headed out for a day sail! (Brother’s John, Dick and Ned)

Ned and Leah, enjoying the afternoon sail!

Another fun day sail with Cousins Jocko & Sue Feehan!

an Ellie close-up, what do you think?

Dick getting ready to head up the mast! (thanks Jimmy for the vest)

There he is!!!

Our last trip of the summer was to Chicago. We even got to go to a Cubs Game with the Sullivan and Ritter families! (with Ruth, Jane, Mollie, Jan, Trey, Brian, Ray & Kyle)

View of Chicago from the sky.

Friends since 7th grade! Ruth and Laura!!!

Driving around Fox Lake with Tommy Coronelli.

Party at Ruth and Ray’s in Glenview.

Fun to go out for a sail in Chicago!

Chicago’s famous Navy Pier!

I want to Wake up in the Morning at Dear old Camp Echo!!! (with Stephanie Meyer)

Sitting on the Dinning Hall steps with Mollie and Ruth Sullivan.

Camp Echo work weekend with Mollie, Ruth, Katie, Molly, Laura & Stephanie

Ritter Girls! (with niece Evelyn)

We had another wonderful time in San Jose. Spoiled again by Pete Johnson, fun to spend time with him, brother Ed & John Edwards. We also prepared MAIA for the trip North, back to the USA!

We had an eight-day trip up the Coast, we moto-sailed the whole way. Our first morning after leaving Cabo was a little bumpy near Cabo Falso, (which was to be expected, but not always happy about). We stopped in 2 anchorages on the way, Bahia Santa Maria and Bahia de Tortuga. We had lots of afternoon wind which also means the waves picked up!!! On one of the toughest afternoons, we throttled down and tucked behind the point and into Bahia Asunción until things calmed down.

It felt great to dock at Baja Naval and get off the boat! On Sunday we were treated to lunch at Patrick’s ranch in San Antonio de las Mina’s with Adriana and Linda. Monday, we did our paperwork for leaving the Country. On Tuesday we arrived BACK in the USA!

Recognize the rocks? We are leaving San Jose del Cabo, heading North to San Diego!

Yep, there is the Cabo arch. We are leaving the East coast of Baja.

Wow! This makes the journey really special.

Back in Ensenada. We made the journey Northward. The “Bash” was not so bad. We motor-sailed up the coast and were able to tuck behind a few points of land when the wind started blowing hard in the afternoons.

Pat’s grape’s.

See the yellow ladybug!

Group selfie with Patrick, Adrianna & Linda at their beautiful ranch up in the hills from Ensenada!

Fun to see light and fountain show in Ensenada. MAIA is docked nearby.

Sailing back to San Diego!

San Diego ahead!!!

US Border patrol came to visit us as we crossed into the US. It appears they pay attention to who is coming and going!

SAN DIEGO, Ho!

Checking back in with US Customs and Border patrol. They were super nice and polite. Wanted to make sure we were not bringing in any vegetables and fresh meat.

We’re back after a 3 month tour of Baja!

Fullish moon in Mission Bay!

 

We have had great sailing here in the Sea of Cortez! The forecast has been calling for light and variable winds, but the winds have been much stronger! We sailed from Juncalito north to San Juanico, then south to La Paz. We found some good and not so good anchorages. We stayed at La Lancha, San Juanico, Isla Coronado, and Puerto Balandra, where we ran into sister boat owners, Jane & Jerry on Aeolian! Our first night together we had a lovely sunset on the beach. We buddy boated for a couple days and found more good anchorages at Painted Cliffs (dinner and dominos on MAIA), Puerto Escondido, and Bahia San Marte (dinner and dominos on Aeolian). Mangle Solo was a little rolly but had a beautiful cordon Cactus forest. We also stayed at Cabeza el Mechundo and went back to Caleta Partida for a couple nights before we headed into La Paz. In La Paz, we restocked our food supplies and went back to the Farmers market for fresh veggies. We had a wonderful dinner out with Aeolian and Idle Dreams, Victoria and Pete our neighbors at Marina Cortez.

After 4 nights in La Paz we headed South again as we are planning on arriving in San Diego around June 1. We spent 2 nights at Muertos, had a lovely walk on the beach and Ellie had her first stand-up Paddle board experience. (She was not so sure about it all.) We spent one night at Frailes and arrived at the Marina in San Jose del Cabo on May 12.

As luck would have it, Peter and Ed Johnson had just arrived back in town and we had a wonderful dinner at El Gonzo.

Family photo in San Juanico

Kayking back to MAIA in San Juanico

so fun to Sail!

Fun to meet Jane & Jerry McNaboe from s/v Aeolian, a fellow Sceptre sailboat owner at Isla Partida anchorage.

Fun game night! Chicken Feet Dominoes!!!

Sister ships, MAIA and Aeolian at anchor.

Party time! The boys look so handsome! with Jerry from Aeolian

Beautiful cactus. We went for a little walk on beach and explored the cactus garden.

Cold drinks after a HOT day!

Watching another beautiful Sea of Cortez sunset.

Back to Civilization, La Paz here we come.

Photo shoot on the beach next to Marina Cortez.

Fun evening out, on the strip next to the marina.

I thought this building was beautiful in La Paz.

More La Paz architecture. We were on our way to the farmers market. See the women, she is sweeping. Most people sweep the sidewalks and some through water down.

Ellie’s friends, Victoria and Pete from s/v Idle Dreams. They stayed with Ellie one day while we ran to the grocery store. Supposedly she never got comfortable, she kept looking for us!

Ellie’s first paddle board ride. Do you think she likes it???

Woohoo, we are sailing! Wing and wing, heading South. 🙁

Fun day sail with “the boys”. Pete, John (Edwards) & Ed Johnson.

Family photo a the dock in San Jose del Cabo.

Flora next to the fuel dock in San Jose.

Another beautiful walk on the beach in Zacatitos. So fun to spend time off the boat!

We are entering the Harbor in San Jose del Cabo. El Ganzo hotel!

We checked in with Pete when we arrived. Guess what, Ed & Pete are in town again. Fun dinner at El Ganzo restaurant. Thank you Peter Johnson!

Trying to stay cool at the dock in San Jose del Cabo.

Surf check! I love this picture, with Dick, Ed & Pete Johnson.

Group selfie after a great lunch. with Peter, John & Ed.

Dick getting ready to head up the mast!

Dick up the mast!

We had another wonderful week hanging around Puerto Escondido, Juncalito and Loreto. Leslie and Steve Swisher (from Park City) were amazing hosts and tour guides. They treated us to time off the water in their beach side La Casita in Juncalito. It was a really fun way to spend Dick’s birthday week! (Lots of tequila.) We moored the boat mostly in Puerto Escondido but sailed over with Leslie and anchored in the bay across from their house, in Bahia Chenque. We learned a good lesson…. do not pull the dingy up out of the water onto the shore without letting some air out. We blew a nice 3-inch hole in the top tube. We were able to patch it and is working like a charm.

Fun times with Leslie and Steve Swisher in Juncalito!

Dick’s new toy. Happy Birthday!!! (thanks Andrew and Michelle)

Enjoying the water in Juncalito!

Fun night out with the Swishers!

Helping install new solar panels at the Swisher’s landlords.

Dick and Swisher up on the Palapa roof. Yikes!

Fully enjoying the Swisher’s hospitality. We had a wonderful time hanging out!

Lovely fresh seafood dinner with Steve and Leslie Swisher.

Leslie helped us sail the boat from Puerto Escondido to Juncalito.

Not a selfie!

When your inflatable boat is filled with air in the water, do not pull directly up on shore until you let some of the air out!! Whoops!

Ellie’s first kayak ride. She is so adaptable.

Preparing to patch the dingy!

Family paddle while the dingy is down.

Selfie in El Juncalito! with Leslie and Steve Swisher

Hanging out the the Swisher’s palapa.

We made it, we are in the Sea of Cortez! Such an amazingly fun week sailing North from Partida Cove to Puerto Escondido. We met up with the “P” family (Cortland, Andrew Parker, Michelle Pothier PalmerEmily Parker) in Partida Cove. As cruisers this is something that you do not think will ever happen, meeting up with someone at a specific time and place (especially when they are flying in from Park City and then sailing south from Puerto Escondido and we only sailed south from San Diego, 6 weeks ago.) But it worked, and we had such an awesome week!!! The anchorages we stayed in were beautiful! We explored small villages. Went for a couple hikes. Lots of people around with Easter Week, (Semana Santa is a big holiday in Mexico.) We stayed in Isla San Francisco, San Evaristo, Gato, Aqua Verde & Honeymoon Cove. We saw whales, dolphins & turtles. In Partida Cove we also met fellow Sceptre boat owners, Jane and Jerry McNaboe!

Full moon rise in Caleta Partida.

Sunset in Caleta Partida.

Dick and Andrew Parker at Caleta Partida.

Girls hike in Honeymoon Cove. with Michelle Palmer, Emily Parker, Ellie and Me!

Coffee with Jane and Jerry McNaboe with s/v Aoelian, another Sceptre sailboat. Here we were in the same anchorage.

Beautiful La Luna with boats at anchorage.

Capitan Dick looking for Whales.

Exploring Agua Verde with Andrew, Cortland and Emily Parker.

We stopped to swim with the Angels!!!

Game night aboard MAIA with Dick, Laura, Michelle Palmer, Emily, Cortland & Andrew Parker!

Sea Trike at anchor in Isla Danzante.

MAIA & Sea Trike at anchor in Isla Danzante.

MAIA & Sea Trike at anchor in Isla Danzante.

 

We have spent a great week in LaPaz! We walked around town finding places to eat, shop, play and re-stock the boat. Found a great farmers market with fresh garden veggies and local foods. There is a long and spacious Malecon (walkway next to the water), where we strolled and had nice walks with Ellie. We joined the local cruiser sailing club, Club Cruceros. There is a great radio net at 8:00 am on channel 22. This is where you can get your questions answered, (great local knowledge). Also, you might be able to buy and sell items “for coconuts”. We will be heading up into the Sea of Cortez in the next day or so and are really looking forward to exploring and experiencing the area we have heard so much about.

Shopping in La Paz

Enjoying sunset on the beach in La Paz. Ellie is happy on land!

Coffee and Tea at Cafe Doce Cuarenta in La Paz.

On the Malecon in La Paz.

Loved Tienda del Jardin, that had nuts, seeds, grains and landscaping supplies.

Found this karate studio in La Paz. Dick studied this form in Santa
Barbara under Master Jeong Sook Lee!

We are on our way to La Paz, it is very summer like. Starting to feel like a dessert rat, always searching for shade! We had a beautiful sail today, right up the Cerralvo channel. (We have not noticed much current, maybe .5 knots?) We sailed out of Muertos anchorage, this morning – our first time ever! The anchorage was busy last night, maybe 10 boats. Most of the day, today, we have been sailing wing & wing. The wind picked up in the afternoon, and we were sailing about 6 knots, really fun! We spotted Eagle Ray’s jumping and flopping in Cerralvo Channel! So cool to watch.

We spent 3 nights at Bahia Los Frailes. It has a beautiful long beach, part of it is protected for Turtle’s hatching. We did not see any turtles, but definitely enjoyed the lovely beach. We met Wendy and Mike Young from s/v Bodhisattva and so fun to see Salt & Light again!

We are anchoring at Caleta Lobos tonight and then decide if we head to LaPaz tomorrow or Sunday.

Sailing North to the Sea of Cortez.

Beautiful sunset with La Luna!

 

Taking a dip at Los Frailes.

Enjoying life in the Sea of Cortez.

Nice view in Caleta Lobos.

 

We had a fun time in San Jose del Cabo with old and new friends! Our first morning at the dock, Gina and Jack Harmon, friends from Park City came for a visit and we had a great time hearing about their previous sailing excursions! They gave us some great tips and took us into town for lunch.

Really enjoyable to spend time with Ed & Peter Johnson and family. It was nice to walk and swim and enjoy several of the many beaches. We went snorkeling in Zacatitos and saw a school of Devil Rays swimming below us. They are amazing. Before we went in we heard them “flap” and then saw them “fly out” of the water and land (belly flop style) on the water. It was really cool. Oh Yea, then there are the local donkeys who hang around. We learned it is not a good idea to get to friendly with them. They ate a college students school book! What a great story to tell the library, oh ya, a donkey ate my book!

We explored around the Harbor in San Jose, found some lovely beaches and a vegetable garden! Next to El Gonzo hotel they have an Art and Garden program for the local kids. Really neat what they are doing with the locals. So awesome to be able to pick fresh greens, beets, and other goodies!!! Feels great to donate to a good cause.

It was so exciting when Salt & Light arrived, great to catch up and spend an evening together on MAIA.

Fuel dock in San Jose del Cabo.

So fun to get a visit from Jack Harmon and Gina. Thanks for making the trip down and taking us into town for lunch.

Ahh, dinner at Pete’s place in Zacatitos! With Ed, Peter and Carol.

Beautiful sunset in Zacatitos.

Picking greens at the Art Center and garden next to Gonzo hotel. It is a really cool program for the local kids. You can pick from the garden and leave a donation! with Kristin Gilbert, from s/v Salt & Light.

So excited. Fresh greens from community garden in San Jose del Cabo!!!

Local donkey in Zacatitos.

Another lovely beach walk in Zacatitos.

Leaving San Jose del Cabo, Gonzo hotel in background.

We are in San Jose del Cabo! Baja – Our last overnight trip out on the Great Pacific went well. We had some good wind during the day, but we motored overnight. It was very exciting to arrive in Cabo San Lucas.

On the trip down the West Coast of Baja, we had good weather with enough wind to sail quite a bit. The trip took us about 17 days and we made new friends along the way. The weather has turned, and it is officially hot! Water is still a little cold, looking forward to getting up into the Sea of Cortez. Fun to see old friends from San Diego and Park City here in Cabo!

Now to backtrack… It was very exciting on March 19, when we sailed past Cabo Falso and saw the golf courses and the big hotels of Cabo san Lucas. The two (three, Ellie) of us had made it down the West Coast of Baja!!! As we were about to turn South East around the Cape, we saw Mighty Merlot (the tri-maran that brother Trey is friends with. Our small little world, continued to be small!)

When we arrived in Cabo San Lucas, we anchored off the beach. Once we were anchored, Dick texted friend Peter Johnson, and he texted back that “they” had just arrived in Zacatito’s and were on their way to Costco and would be at the boat in an hour. An hour or so later, brothers Johnson arrived, (Pete and Ed) on their paddle boards! We hung for a minute on the boat, and then rushed off to Costco, taking a Panga into the beach. It was all so surreal, but awesome being able to re-stock the boat! Once we got back to the boat, I crashed. It had been quite the journey down the coast.

We made it down the coast of Baja to Cabo San Lucas!

The Johnson Brothers, Pete & Ed arrive on their paddle boards in Cabo!

The beach and hotels of Cabo behind us!

Cooling off, it is HOT down here!

Ellie guarding our Costco goods.

The shoreline of Cabo San Lucas.

Happy Girls!

MAIA at anchor in Cabo