22 February 2011 | San Diego, California
It's kind of amazing to me that I will be talking to someone, someone who has known that I've been planning my trip for close to a year and a half, someone who knows that I've left my career of over 30 years, someone who knows that I've sold my condo (sort of), sold my Corvette, sold my waverunner, sold most of my furniture, someone who knows that I have spent countless hours and dollars on Si Bon...and when I tell them that I plan to be gone 5-10 years they respond with "oh I thought who were just going to be gone for a couple of months". Now I ask you why the hell would anyone do all of this for a couple of months.
So I thought I would let everyone know the plan, keep in mind that all of this is subject to many changes, modifications and deletions...I could be back in a week for all I know, but this is the plan as of 0713 on Feb. 22, 2011.
I will be leaving within the next 2 weeks and sailing down the Pacific coast of Baja California, I will round the cape and sail up to La Paz, Mexico where I will spend a month or so, I will then sail up into the Sea of Cortez where I plan to spend most of the summer and early fall. Sometime in the fall of 2011 I will start heading south along the coast of mainland Mexico and God willing in spring of 2012 will continue south through Central America and eventually through the Panama Canal and into the Caribbean. Once into the Caribbean I will head over to the Grenadiens where I will pick up my Uncle Ross on some dock and we will sail together through the islands that he has always wanted to see, from there I would like to sail through the British Virgin Islands, and after all that who knows what I'll do???
So it is now 0730 Feb. 22, 2011.... and that is still the plan....subject to change. God bless!