S/V Bluebottle

Jumping off in two days!

19 March 2010 | Now anchored in exciting la Cruz de Huancaxtle, Bahia de Banderas
So little time now, and still many things to do, so just a brief note - We hope to leave for the Marquesas in 2 days, on Wednesday 14 April.

Off to arrange a bottom cleaning and then our last shopping trip. Once underway there will be time to tell of the last week or so.
Vessel Name: BLUEBOTTLE (ex-Aura)
Vessel Make/Model: Lidgard 49' steel ketch
Hailing Port: Hobart
Crew: Adrienne Godsmark and Joe Blake
We have completed our trans-Pacific voyage - from Panama to Hobart via Ecuador, Mexico, French Polynesia, Tonga, Fiji, Vanuatu and Bundaberg, and are now pausing before resuming land life. [...]
When the port authorities here were approached to renew our Panamanian boat registration, they said "You can't call your boat Aura - that's taken" so we decided to call her Bluebottle! If you know the Goons, you know of Bluebottle, that little twit! He was always getting into trouble with his thin [...]
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Who: Adrienne Godsmark and Joe Blake
Port: Hobart