Tag: vic-maui yacht race

Ocean Adventures: Heading Home

Aug 11 2018 – 48’7.33 N, 126’8.77 W Today is Geoff’s birthday! And no one will let him forget it for a minute! Ha. Sound familiar? We have decided we are living groundhog day every shift. We have a “routine” of get up, get…

Ocean Adventures: This too shall pass…

July 30, 2018 – 28’10.6 N, 158’28.08 W We have been on a starboard tack for 4 days now. I don’t remember what it feels like to stand on solid ground and my hips are bruised from bracing myself against the counters and tables…

Gearing Up!

So I leave Nelson on Thursday to head to Hawaii for the Vic-Maui boat delivery. I will be bringing Turnagain back home to Vancouver! I am doing my last minute prep and packing and thought I would share what I am bringing along… For…

Gear Review – Base Layers

So, further to my blog on foul weather gear, I mentioned that I would follow up with a base layer gear review. First we need to establish our wish list: warm breathable low stink factor (since I’ll be wearing them a few times over…

Gear Review – Foul Weather Gear

As I prep for my upcoming trip this summer, I am realizing that my old foul weather gear is just not up to the challenge. I donated my Offshore Mustang Survival suit many years ago as it had become stiff and was never really…

Hawaii here I come!

For those of you who have been following along, you may have previously read my blog post entitled The double meaning of Aloha. In this blog I talked about the Vic-Maui Yacht Race coming up in July 2018 and how I had planned to…