47*42'.1N 124*56'.5W Heading due south 19nm off Hoh Head We were up at 5am to catch a ride on the magic carpet - a strong ebb tide out the Straight of Juan de Fuca. Two other BCA boats (SV Double Deuce and SV Angelique) had already departed in the wee hours of the morning. Hopefully … Continue reading The Big Left Turn
I've been pinching myself to make sure I'm not just dreaming... are things actually coming together? Are we really going to be able to start another adventure? Or will some other major issue rear its ugly head at the last moment? The MASSIVE MAST JOB went incredibly smoothly, all things considered. Of course there were … Continue reading Mast and Go!
It's official… we’re (almost) off cruising again. SV Kaiquest, our Jeanneau SO 43, is (almost) ready to set sail south to California. We’ve owned her for exactly the same amount of time we owned Hydroquest, so she - and we - are itching for new horizons and adventures. I’ve been trying to find time … Continue reading Just A Last Minute Mast
"The Boat" is finally a reality again!
We've been land-lubbers in Vancouver since mid-June and, although it's been great visiting with family and friends, we've been missing HYDROQUEST and our life aquatic - big time. We were lucky enough to be able to spend 10 days back on the water on a family friend's boat, S/V Seaquill. She is a 2004 Catalina 310, … Continue reading Salish Sea vs Sea of Cortez