Small World Big Dream

Nonsense writings from sailors who lost their minds among the various boat improvement projects.

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After some extensive research (two nights at anchor), I have determined that sea lions never sleep. When we got to the anchorage in Santa Cruz last night we heard some occasional barking from some of them. Nothing too crazy. As the sky grew darker, their calls became louder. What they talked about all night, Neptune only […]

I take back all the nice things I ever said about Half Moon Bay. I’m honestly not sure how anyone lives there. I spent the entire night listening to a fog horn go off every ten seconds, with the occasional harmony and accompaniment from sea lions and a colony of a million frogs. I tried […]

 Half Moon Bay is rather adorable. At least that’s what I can tell while floating in the harbor. I’m usually not the first one to suggest going ashore (because I’m the lazy one and getting to shore is an ordeal) but today I’m feeling a little… stuck. The dinghy is strapped to the foredeck […]

Yeah yeah yeah. I’m a few days late. Sue me! (No don’t. I’m already broke.) After the last update, we continued sailing toward Bodega Bay and planned to anchor for the evening. If we carried on through the night, we would’ve gotten to the Golden Gate Bridge (henceforth The Bridge) in the middle of the […]

Inevitably, every time I send in a post, something else happens that I want to share. Then by the next day o forget what it was. Let’s see… We have been covering some serious ground since the winds picked up. I think we are doing 6.5-7 knots with only two small sails up. Currently aiming […]