Cruising Active Transport

We left San Francisco on September 7th 2008 and are off to see the world in our Tayana 37 Pilot House cutter.

06 June 2015 | Ballard Locks, Seattle
06 June 2015 | Blake Island, Puget Sound
23 May 2015 | Seattle
24 November 2014 | Seattle, Washington
13 October 2014 | Seattle, Washington
30 September 2014 | Seattle
24 September 2014 | Ballard Washington
23 September 2014 | Friday Harbor
21 September 2014 | Causeway Floats, James Bay
20 September 2014 | Victoria, BC, Causeway floats
19 September 2014 | Cadboro Bay
18 September 2014 | Ganges Harbor, Salt Spring Island, BC
17 September 2014 | Silva Bay
17 September 2014 | Straits of George
14 September 2014 | Campbell River
13 September 2014 | Good Day
12 September 2014 | A bay with no name on Helmcken Island
11 September 2014 | Sointula, Malcolm Island, BC

Headed Toward the Notorious Bass Straight

13 February 2012 | Cape Howe, NSW
John
We are motoring along in very light air (2-4 kts) and moderate seas (less than 1 meter) and about 6 hours from taking right turn into the Bass straight and the final 75 miles to Lakes Entrance. It is about 12 miles to Cape Howe which is on the border of New South Wales and Victoria. I can see Gabo Island sticking out beyond Cape Howe. This looks like an excellent coast for shipwrecks in the days before good charts and GPS.

We started out in heavy overcast and light rain but the cloud cover has lifted and there are patches of blue now. The barometer has been creeping up over the past 24 hours.. The weather forecast suggests that we will have more of the same the rest of the way to our destination except that the wind might pick up a bit in the morning.

The Gippsland port maintains some web cams at Lakes Entrance so we can see the condition of the bar before we approach it.

The link to the web cams is http://www.gippslandports.vic.gov.au/webcams.php They post the pictures about 10 minutes apart. Ill try to post a position report right before we head in tomorrow so maybe it will be possible to see us on the web cam if the timing is right

I started a new book called "Team of Rivals" by Doris Kearns Goodwin. This lady is a really good writer on a par with David McCullough. I knew who she was from seeing her on the Daily Show but had never read anything of hers. Fifty pages into this book and I know Ill be reading everything she has written.

The book is about Abraham Lincoln and takes its title from the fact that Lincoln asked most of his major political rivals to serve in his cabinet. These guys were not just Lincoln's rivals but they had all been competitive with each other throughout their political careers. But they ended up being a very effective war time cabinet.

This is one of those old fashioned books made from paper and weighing more than a dozen kindles.

This is one of the weeks that there is no New Yorker published so I should make good progress on this one.

Ill post a screen shot of the chart of this part of Australia. The red plus symbol is our current position. The dashed line is the course ahead of us. The solid line is our planned route and the green triangle next to us is the AIS image showing the position of a cargo ship (AAL Brisbane) that passed about 2 miles outside of us a few minutes ago.

The red circle with a yellow center is our next waypoint where our course turns more to the west
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Vessel Name: Active Transport
Vessel Make/Model: Tayana 37 PH
Hailing Port: San Francisco, California
Crew: John and Shawn
About: John and Shawn left San Francisco in September of 2008 to sail around the world.
Extra: This blog is intended for friends and family who may or may not be sailors. It is not intended to provide technical details of any of the boat's systems. Its purpose is to keep friends up-to-date on our progress and, whereabouts
Active Transport's Photos - Cruising Active Transport (Main)
As part of our research before buying Kayaks we decided to take a guided kayak tour up through the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks (AKA, the Ballard Locks) that allow boats to pass between salty Puget Sound and the freshwater canal and lakes that are 20 feet higher, at mid tide. There is a company that rents kayaks and conducts a variety of tours out our our marina. The company is called Ballark Kayaks (http://www.ballardkayak.com/). We were very pleased with the condition of equipment and the competence of our guide.
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Created 6 June 2015
These are a few pics we took during the weekend we spent at Blake Island.
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Created 6 June 2015
Whittier Alaska is probably the strangest place we have ever visited. It only exists because the army set it up as a deep water port during WWII. Population is only 273 and everyone in town lives in the same building.
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Created 2 August 2014
After more than 6000 hours on our engine our raw water pump gave up the ghost. This album contains photos that show what happened to our pump and what had to be done to fix the problem.
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Created 12 July 2014
Our old raymarine radar died in the Indian Ocean and we got this far without replacing it. But Alaska and the inside passage to Seattle have a reputation for foggy weather so we thought it would be a good idea to replace the old radar before we headed north. The choices were greater than we had the last time we bought radar and one of the choices was a new technology called broadband radar. That is what we went for and we are pleased with the decision. The broad band radar puts out less energy than a cell phone and consumes a lot less power than older type radars. It also requires no warm up whereas our old radar took 90 seconds to warm up before it could be used.
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Created 15 June 2014
We spent a few days anchored i Hanalei Bay while we got the boat and our attitudes prepared for the sail to Alaska
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Created 15 June 2014
Captain James Cook, the famous British explorer, was killed here when an attempt to kidnap the local king did not work out as planned. A monument now marks the spot.
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Created 5 May 2014
Radio Bay is a small harbor adjacent to the larger ship terminal here in Hilo. It is a secure harbor where the coast guard keeps its local boat and where visiting yachts are allowed to tie up while clearing customs and resting up from the passage that brought them here.
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Created 2 May 2014
This album contains photos that were taken on our passage from La Paz to Hilo. We were unable to upload any of them while at sea
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Created 27 April 2014
In the Pedro Miguel and Miraflores locks we rafted up to a tourist boat named Pacific Queen. One of the passengers on the Pacific Queen took the photos in this album and she sent them to us when she saw Brian's video show up on youtube.
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Created 19 March 2014
We got a lot of photos during our whale watching adventure in Bahia Magdalena. The ones in this album were taken by John. I uploaded the photos that Brian took into another album.
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Created 14 March 2014
Our friends Brian and Claudia are much more experienced, skilled, and well equipped photographers than we are and they took a total of 460 still photos during the course of our day on the water in Bahia Magdalena. I selected the photos in this album from the collection.
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Created 14 March 2014
La Paz has a carnival celebration every year and we were fortunate enough to be here for it this year. It starts about a week before Ash Wednesday and ends with a parade on Fat Tuesday.
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Created 3 March 2014
We took a two day side trip to Guadalajara. It took us a day to get there and a day to get back so it was a total of 4 days. The photos in this gallery are not in any particular order. They are just intended to provide a flavor of the place and give me a place to make a few comments that were not easy to fit into the blog entries about Guadalajara.
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Created 28 February 2014
We pulled the inspection plate off the fuel tank this morning so the guys from Active Yacht Maintenance could clean the tank. It had not been cleaned since we left the states five and a half years ago
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Created 10 February 2014
We Installed an Aqualarm Exhaust Gas Temperature Sensor on our diesel exhaust hose to try to prevent repeats of muffler damage we had suffered when cooling water flow was interrupted and hot exhaust gas melted part of our muffler. Malfunction, of this device when it was re installed following our recent engine service , caused me to look into the way it was manufactured in detail. I was not impressed.
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Created 29 January 2014
One of the wear parts on a diesel engine is the rubber impeller used in the pump that pulls sea water in and pushing it through the engine for cooling. Impellers wear out and sometimes (on our engine for example) are difficult to replace. The speed seal is a replacement cover for the water pump that makes access easier and also extends impeller life by eliminating a major cause of wear.
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Created 19 January 2014
Our engine was overdue for a lot of maintenance so we had it pulled out of the boat. this album will hold the photos of the process.
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Created 11 January 2014
Molas are the most well known of the Kuna people's hand crafts. They were originally made as part of a woman's clothing and had abstract designs. With the tourist pressure the molas are now available with representations of various sea and land animals. The are also available as ready to stuff throw pillows, beer can coolers and purses. The more work intensive reverse applique designs are not used to on the tourist oriented products. That is probably because the mola makers realized early on that the quality of the work did not impact the price and the more eleborate techniques require a lot more work. I noticed that there are some shadows across some of the photos. I was in a hurry when I was taking them as there was a squall approaching. I think that until they start passing our Nobel prizes for mola photography I'm gonna cut myself some slack on this issue.
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Created 3 October 2013
Nargana Town is a modern Guna village that has abandoned traditional ways and has electricity, televisions, beer and rum.
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Created 25 September 2013
We went through the canal as line handlers on another yacht when we visited Panama almost 5 years ago. We decided to do it again since the north to south transit is a bit different than the one from the pacific to the caribbean because you have to spend the night in the lake after going through the Gatun locks
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Created 28 July 2013
The people on St Helena say "we may live on a rock but on Ascension they live on a cinder". That seems like a pretty good description of the Island of Ascension but the green turtle nesting site made it a very special place to visit.
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Created 2 June 2013
St. Helena is an Island in the South Atlantic that is a convenient stopping point on the way from South Africa to the West Indies. It was discovered by the Portuguese, and, because it was a valuable re-provisioning stop, was kept a secret for a couple of hundred years. It is so remote that the British decided to use it to imprison Napoleon so he could not pull off as escape, like he did at Elba, and return to Europe and start some more wars.
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Created 2 June 2013
Etosha is a game reserve and national park in Namibia. It is located about 200 km from the coast. The park includes a large salt plain and the terrain around the salt plain is dry and the vegetation sparse. This makes it a lot easier to see the animals than the lush jungles near Richard's Bay in South Africa.
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Created 18 May 2013
The Emdoneni Lodge is an upscale wilderness hotel that also operates a rehabilitation center for animals that need help. They specialize in the smaller African cats like Cheetahs, Caracals, African wildcats and Servals.
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Created 19 January 2013
The iMfolozi Game Reserve was established in the mid nineties. It is 24,000 hectares in size (about 60,000 acres) . The Reserve is less than a 2 hour drive from Richards Bay and is accessed via a few paved and unpaved roads. The number of vehicles allowed access to the park is limited to 120 per day. Our friend Anne de Robillard hthe drive north.as been to the Reserve many times and carefully evaluated the weather for the day of our visit before having us turn out at 4 AM for the start of the drive north. As it turns out we were the second vehicle in line at the gate. She did not say anything but I think Anne was a bit miffed about being second. Some of the visitors blow through the park so fast that they scare all the game and the vehicles that follow them dont get to see as much if you follow them. As it turned out the vehicle that was first in line was a professionaly run tour operation that was careful about speed and noise. At one of the stops the drive shared spotting tips with us.
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Created 12 January 2013
We were due to haul the boat and paint the bottom. Since we had some time to kill here, while we want for our batteries to arrive, we decided to go ahead and get the haul out taken care of. There are two ways to get hauled here. The preferable one is on the club owned dolly that is less scary for the owner and cheaper but we could not get scheduled to get hauled that way so we used the travel lift that is operated by the yard.
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Created 5 December 2012
We got to do a day trip with the deRobert family to the iSimanglasiso game park that is less than a two hour drive from the Zululand Yacht Club. We got to see Cape Buffalo, Rebok, Kudu, Guinea fowl, hippos, a rino, dung beetles, and lots of of iconic vistas of the African grasslands.
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Created 5 December 2012
There is a tree at the Zululand Yacht Club that has been selected by a flock of Southern Masked Weaver Birds for nesting. This album contains photos of the birds and their nests.
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Created 29 November 2012
The photos in this album are from our tour of Mauritius on the holiday known as Ganesh Chaturthi. We visited one of the major temples on the island and also witnessed a traditional ceremony where statues of Ganesh are submerged in the ocean and left of dissovle
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Created 23 September 2012
Hobart is the capital of Tasmania and the largest city. Large is a strong word to use for Hobart. It was originally called "Hobart Town" and that seems to fit.
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Created 26 March 2012
Sarah Island has had several names. The one that seems to have stuck is Sarah Island which was named in honor of Sarah Birch who was the wife of the man who financed James Kelly's expedition to explore Macquarie Harbour. Sara was the daughter of convicts who met in Australia and was born on Norfolk Island. The family later moved to Tasmania where they became wealthy. I have not found any mention of any response that Sarah might have had to the island, that had been named in her honor, being turned into one of the most horrific prisons in Australian history.
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Created 9 March 2012
The Gordon River empties into the south end of Macquarie Harbour and is navigable by keel sailboats for about 20 miles upstream. There are no nautical charts of the river but a local yachtman has generated a set of "mud maps" that show where the problematic places are. It was a bit creepy to be motoring along at 4 kts over what looked like dry land on the chart but there was plenty of water all the way up to Warne's landing where we spent the night.
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Created 9 March 2012
Deal Island is located in the middle of the Bass Straight and is the northern most of Tasmania's parks. It is a pristine environment with lots of wild life, an historic lighthouse (highest in the southern hemisphere) and comfortable anchorages. We enjoyed the gracious hospitality of David and Mary Nicholson who are the current volunteer caretakers on the island.
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Created 27 February 2012
This album contains a variety of pictures we took while visiting Eden, a delightful little town on the south east corner of Australia.
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Created 10 February 2012
This album contains photos of various stages in the brewing process for making beer on board.
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Created 17 January 2012
We are anchored in Camden Haven waiting for weather to move south. This beautiful little estuary is made up of many little villages that are mostly retirement communities.
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Created 14 December 2011
The Gallery of Modern Art is on of the important buildings that sits on the South Bank of the Brisbane river in the city's cultural center. It is a beautiful building with a superbly displayed collection.
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Created 25 November 2011
We have the loan of a mooring in the Brisbane river right across from the Central Business District and are enjoying this very nice city by using it extensive ferry service (high speed catamarans) and bicycle rental service.
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Created 18 November 2011
Most of Magnetic Island is a National Park so there are lots of hiking trails. We decided to take the hike that goes out to some WWII fortifications.
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Created 4 October 2011
Magnetic Island is a few miles off the Queensland Coast of Australia in the vicinity of Townsville. It is a suburb of Townsville with excellent ferry service, beautiful beaches, and a friendly beach community atmosphere.
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Created 3 October 2011
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Created 29 September 2011
One of the things you can do as a tourist in Puno is take a tour where you spend the night with a native family on Amantani Island in the Lake. It was an interesting experience.
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Created 8 January 2010
We had to take a "ferry" across to San Cristobol island to start our tour on the motor yacht Galaxy. Timing required that we go over to the island a day ahead of when we joined the boat. The ferry ride was quite an experience. The ferry consisted of a 25 foot power boat with three 200 hp outboards on back. They packed about 30 people on it and west as fast as the prevailing swell would allow. It was a rough trip with lots of passengers getting a little green around the gills. Before we boarded the ferry we had to submit out bags for agricultural quarantine inspection. Despite the restrictions on taking fruits and vegitables between the islands one local resident spent the whole trip across eating fruit he had in his backpack. I guess only gringo fruits and vegetables are a problem.
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Created 8 January 2010
Many of the environments in the Galapagos are protected and require you to be in the presence of a licensed guide when you visit them. The hiking trail to Turtle Bay is an exception. This trail runs from Puerto Ayora to a beach location a mile or so from town. Along the way we saw a lot of Darwin's finches, lizards, and native plant life. At the beach at the end of the train we saw the marine Iguanas in their native habitat.
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This island is also called Barrington Island and is the only island with the specific species of land iguana that is shown in our photos.
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Created 8 January 2010
We decided to break up our trip from Panama to the Galapagos by stopping over a Cocos Island which is about 300 miles off shore and is part of Costa Rica. This is the island that was the model for the movie Jurassic Park and I think a lot of the aerial scenes were shot here. As you will see from our photos, this is a really beautiful spot. The Island and it surrounding waters are a Coasta Rican national park. There are rangers stationed on the island along with a contingent of the Costa Rican Coast Guard.
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Created 7 January 2010
The first time we crossed the equator seemed like a big deal so we celebrated as best we could. This album contails some pics of our bleary eyed early morning celebrations. As it turned out our tour of the Galapagos (on a power yacht) took us back and forth across the equator a couple of more times in the next couple of weeks. The northern most islands of the Galapagos are in the northern hemisphere.
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Created 7 January 2010
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One of the natural wonders of Peru is Colca Canyon. Colca Canyon is in the Andes. It is deeper than the Grand Canyon but a lot more narrow. It is a stunningly beautiful place and the sides of the canyon are almost completely covered with terraces that were build by pre Inca civilizations and are still farmed today. We took an overnight tour to the Canyon that Cost us all of $20 each for bus transportation, hotel and breakfast. We had perfect weather for the trip.
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Created 22 October 2009
place holder for ouir Arequipa pics
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place holder for our Nasca pics
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Created 22 October 2009
this is a place holder for our pics of La Punta Callao. Pics will be added soon
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Created 22 October 2009
this is a place holder for our easter island pics...will add them soon
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Created 22 October 2009
Our northern most Island on our Tour was Genovesa which is above the equator. It was about a 7 hour motor trip and they did it at nigh. Genovesa is interesting because its climate is quite a bit different that the more southern islands. The marina Iguanas are small, the vegetation has a hard life and there seemed to be more predator birds that other places
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Created 13 July 2009
At the suggestion of Antonio, our Galapagos agent, we took a pass on the organized tours of the highlands and got a cab driver to take us up there instead. We visited a farm that has areas where you can see the giant tortoises in the wild and we got quite a few good pictures. We also walked through a quarter mile long lava tube.
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Created 10 July 2009
There is a nice visitor center at the Miraflores locks with museums, a theater, some restaurants, and observation decks from which you can watch the ships pass through the locks. But we were lucky and got a very special VIP tour thanks to our friend Captain Jim Guy from the yacht Ocean Dance. Jim arranged for his friend Paul Reid to give us essentially the same VIP tour that Hilary Clinton got when she visited the locks as first lady. We got to walk across the closed gates and tour the control room and under the locks where all the machinery is located. This album contains pictures from that exceptional experience.
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Created 6 June 2009
While we were in Panama waiting for equipment to arrive from the US we volunteered to be line handlers for another sailboat that was transiting the Canal. We got to ride through the canal and return to Active Transport in the same day. We got a lot of pictures of the adventure. We also uploaded an album of pictures from a special tour of the Miraflores locks that we got thanks to our friend Captain Jim Guy.
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Created 6 June 2009
Chichenitza is the Mayan ruin that most people get so see. It's close to Cancun and receives between 10,000 and 15,000 visitors a day. That is not too surprising when you think that one cruise ship can dump 2000 people on the shore. One of the consequences of the popularity of the site is that it is plagued with the largest assortment of junk vendors of any place we have been in Mexico. They offer the same crap all over the site with the sides of the walkways lined with displays of the same carvings, chess sets, masks, blankets, etc. It is easy to get the idea that all of vendors are owned by the same outfit and buys in bulk in China.
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Created 3 May 2009
Uxmal was our second Mayan site. It was significantly different from Palenque in that it is not located in a jungle and did not suffer the same level of breakup that was caused by plant growth at Palanque. Uxmal is off the beaten path and that has two effects. One is that the number of visitors they get each day is around 450 (compared with 10 to 15 thousand per day at Chichenitza). The second impact of the remote location is that the tee shirts are cheaper than at most of the sites. John got so caught up in a tee shirt buying frenzy that he ended up with a tee shirt that says Uxmal but had a picture of the top of Pakal's tomb at Palenque.
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Created 3 May 2009
Several years ago Pemex (mexico's national oil company) starting drilling in a swamp near the Gulf of Mexico. They discovered some very significant sculptures attributed to the Olmec culture which is considered the mother culture of all the mesoamerican civilizations. Since the site where they discovered these relics was very remote (and probably because they wanted to keep drilling) the moved them to Venta park in Villahermosa.
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Created 3 May 2009
Palenque was the first of the Mayan sites that we visited. Like many of the sites its current name is not Mayan but Spanish. We had been prepared for our visit here by our visit to the Anthropology museum in Mexico city where they have many of the artifacts from the tomb of Palak which was discovered here in Palenque. But nothing could adequately prepare you for the stunning impact of turning a corner in the jungle and seeing this city rising out of the overgrowth.
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Created 3 May 2009
Teotihuacan is a short bus ride outside of Mexico City. Nobody knows who built the pyramids and other buildings found here but it was long abandoned by the builders when it was taken over the the Aztecs.
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Created 22 April 2009
The vast majority of the equipment we have installed on the boat has worked out fine but there have been a handful of products that were shoddily made or poorly designed so that they either did not perform as expected or hold up for very long. We will add the most egregious examples to this gallery.
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Created 25 March 2009
Isla Isabela is a Mexican National Park that is set aside because of the rookeries for Frigate birds and Boobys. The timing for our visit was very good since it was the breeding season for both kinds of birds.
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Created 25 March 2009
Several of the students at our spanish school (Se Habla La Paz) got together to attend las luchas libres or mexican wrestling matches at club deportivo Corona. The photos and video clips in this gallery give a pretty good idea of what it was like.
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Created 17 January 2009
We picked up some junk on our prop while motoring from Puerto Escondido to San Evaristo. The pics in this album provide a few details
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Created 9 January 2009
Mulege located about 40 miles south of Santa Rosalia on Highway 1. The town dates back to the beginning of the 18th century where its fresh water river was an obvious attractant to explorers and exploiters alike (conquistadors and missionaries). Since there is no safe anchorage within walking distance of Mulege we decided to take a bus down while we were this close.
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Created 22 December 2008
Santa Rosalia is as far north as we are going in the Sea of Cortes. It is a little over halfway up the sea. Santa Rosalia was built as part of the deal that the French mining company, called Boleo, made with the Mexican Government in the latter half of the nineteenth century. The copper smelting plant is now closed but takes up as much space as the downtown area. There are still some well preserved buildings from the French time here and a lot of train relics around town.
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Created 21 December 2008
Photos taken during our trip ashore in the remote coastal town of Bahia Tortugas.
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Created 26 November 2008
Photos from this leg of our trip
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Created 25 November 2008
While we were in southern California and had access to a mooring at the marine lab we were able to have several friend visit us for short cruises to the island. This album contains pics of some of those cruises
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Created 26 October 2008
The photos in this album show details of our visit to the USC marine lab on Catalina Island.
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Created 17 October 2008
This album contains pictures of anchorages, coastline details and people. These photos were taken during our sail down the coast toward Southern California
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Created 17 October 2008
This album contains photos from the party we had prior to our departure.
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Created 15 September 2008
Pictures from our first few days at sea.
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Created 15 September 2008
We wanted to characterize the performance of our refrigerator/freezer so we would spot any problems early. We found this clever device on line that allows us to get a detailed record of the temperature inside the freezer and graph it conveniently.
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Created 21 July 2008
We decided to replace our running backstays. The ones the builder provided were too short. This meant another trip up the mast for Shawn. This time he took the camera with him.
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Created 11 July 2008
Well, it does not really "make" water. What it does is turn sea water into fresh water.
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Created 11 July 2008
Someone on board needs to be willing and able to climb the mast when the need arises . Since we had a couple of tasks that needed to be taken care of before we shove off, Shawn volunteered to
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Created 21 April 2008
This album contains a collection of photos of some of the small details that we think have worked out well for us. Many of the ideas are not original with us. As a matter of fact, some of the better ones were stolen (borrowed) from what we have seen on other boats or read about.
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Created 2 April 2008
This album will be used to accumulate pictures of the various solutions we are using to reduce power consumption by converting old fashioned incandescent lights to more efficient technologies
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Created 31 March 2008
The photos in this album show the boat shortly after it was commissioned. I will post another album after we have finished our modifications and are ready to shove off.
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Created 26 March 2008
The yard provided pictures of the boat at various stages of construction and I have assembled a few of them here to show the process.
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Created 26 March 2008
This album contains some pics of the modifications we made to the lockers that run along each side of the pilot house.
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Created 5 March 2008
These pics show what we did to bring our 30 year old dingy back to life and a couple of enhancements we made that make this a serviceable tender for Active Transport
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Created 20 February 2008
These photos show various stages of the construction of the refrigerator box on Active Transport.
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Created 1 February 2008

On the hook in Tomales Bay

Who: John and Shawn
Port: San Francisco, California