Lucky Fish

the adventure has begun

08 September 2017 | Vacaville, California
01 September 2017 | Silver Falls State Park, OR
31 August 2017 | Portland, OR
30 August 2017 | Penticton, BC
29 August 2017 | Liquidity Winery, Oliver, BC
28 August 2017 | Enderby, BC
28 August 2017 | Enderby, BC
25 August 2017 | Prince Rupert, BC, Canada
24 August 2017 | Petersburg, AK
24 August 2017 | Petersburg, AK
23 August 2017 | Thousand Oaks, CA
21 August 2017 | Haines, AK
21 August 2017 | Haines, AK
19 August 2017 | Alaska
19 August 2017 | Valdez, CA
18 August 2017 | Valdez, AK
18 August 2017 | Valdez, AK
16 August 2017 | The Klutina River
15 August 2017 | Vacaville, CA
15 August 2017 | Homer, AK

Yawning through the Yucaltas.

17 May 2013 | Big Bay, Stuart Island
Okay - it wasn't exactly a yawn as we were both quiet and focused appraoching the Yucalta Rapids - I haven't done this before and I had a knot in my belly, but we had done our homework and ensured we'd be there at slack tide, which means the current is still for a few minutes and we can move from one point to another without encountering rapids at their worst!
As we went along we said happy birthday to Gren and happy last Pharmacy final to Christopher...
We arrived in pouring rain - my fist time to dock decked out in all my rain gear that really does work!! We walked to Eagle Lake in the rain and tried to find a laundromat or a pub but both to no avail... our laundry hamper is filling up rapidly.
The highlight of Stuart Island was reconnecting with our friend Blake. We met him in Mexico where he played a significant role on "Nev's Day" and kept us in stitches of laughter on those windy days in Puerto Escondido with silly games and sailboat races. It was fabulous catching up with him and seeing him happy with his Patti.
Boerewors and Buzz's mac 'n cheese were on the menu - perfect for a cold, wet night between friends.
Vessel Name: Blue
Vessel Make/Model: Nordhavn 46
Hailing Port: Channel Islands
Crew: Neville & Maggie
Nev has dreamed about cruising around the world for years. He bought Blue from John McVie (Fleetwood Mac) 5 years ago and that brought his dream a little closer to reality. [...]
Neville Hansen: born in Durban, South Africa, moved to USA 1972, 2 sons , Trevor and daughter-in-law Star, and Dillon. Maggie Damron: born in South Africa, raised in Swaziland. Moved to the USA in 1992, 2 sons: Stephen and Christopher.
Blue's Photos - Main
Trip around Central America
49 Photos
Created 29 December 2010
While we were home from May - October
35 Photos
Created 18 October 2010
Mexico to Monterey 2010
48 Photos
Created 20 July 2010
29 Photos | 1 Sub-Album
Created 5 May 2010
Santa Rosalia and visit to Rob and Andy
18 Photos
Created 4 April 2010
The last leg up the Sea of Cortez
27 Photos
Created 28 March 2010
Friends and hikes in Loreto
31 Photos
Created 13 March 2010
On our way up
39 Photos
Created 8 March 2010
random pictures of Mexico and friends
74 Photos
Created 28 February 2010
mum's visit
27 Photos | 1 Sub-Album
Created 27 February 2010
Mexican Navy Rescue
10 Photos
Created 27 February 2010
Maggie's Photo's
52 Photos | 1 Sub-Album
Created 3 February 2010
46 Photos
Created 20 January 2010
Christmas and New Year
11 Photos
Created 5 January 2010
34 Photos
Created 17 December 2009
on the way dwn
84 Photos | 2 Sub-Albums
Created 13 December 2009
visiting newport beach and dana point
5 Photos
Created 11 November 2009
Setting sail
5 Photos
Created 5 November 2009
We can't leave home without Maggie's wine
9 Photos
Created 28 September 2009
Stripping. sanding and varnishing the wood. Installing air conditioning units.
12 Photos
Created 2 August 2009

The Lucky Fish

Who: Neville & Maggie
Port: Channel Islands
Set to depart Channel Islands November 8th, 2009 We plan to head down Baja taking our time fishing and exploring ,we hope to spend a few months in the Sea of Cortez before heading down to Panama . From there to the Galapagos Islands and our Pacific Ocean crossing in February of 2011 to the Marquesas and from there who knows with our final destination Cape Town South Africa