Cisnecito Around the World

Who: Julie and Chris Mays
Port: Newport, RI
02 February 2008 | Newport Beach, California
29 January 2008 | Newport Beach, CA
27 January 2008 | Balboa Yacht Club, California
25 January 2008 | San Diego, California
23 January 2008 | Mission Bay, California
20 January 2008 | Public Docks, San Diego
18 January 2008 | Shelter Island, San Diego
18 January 2008 | San Diego, California
17 January 2008 | United States/Mexico Border
17 January 2008 | Ensenada, Mexico
17 January 2008 | Ensenada Mexico
17 January 2008 | Ensenada, Mexico
16 January 2008 | Ensenada, Mexico
16 January 2008 | Ensenada, Mexico
14 January 2008 | Sacramento Reef, Baja California
14 January 2008 | Islas San Benitos
12 January 2008 | Islas San Benitos
12 January 2008 | Islas San Benitos
12 January 2008 | 60 Miles West of Turtle Bay
10 January 2008 | 130 Miles South of Cedros Island

The Work Begins

14 November 2003 | Jamestown, RI
Julie
That winter we spent most of our weekends up in Jamestown Boat Yard working on Cisnecito. It was cold, so Chris bought us matching blue mechanics suits. I felt like the Michelin man, but at least we were warm. We stayed in a little b&b with a lovely woman named Mary and after working from sunup to sundown, would head over to Newport to our favorite restaurant, The Candy Store, for a dark and stormy and cioppino.

Our first major project was pulling out the mast which was no small job. We also did several new installations and a lot of cleaning - bilges, holding tanks, etc. We would take Amtrak back to Manhattan late on Sunday night, weary after two grueling days of work, and drag ourselves to work the next morning. We were really determined to get the boat into the water to be able to use it during the summer, so we kept this pace up pretty much all winter.
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Vessel Name: Cisnecito
Vessel Make/Model: Swan 46 MkII
Hailing Port: Newport, RI
Crew: Julie and Chris Mays
Extra: After three years of freezing in New York, we decided to give up our corporate careers to set sail on the opportunity of a lifetime...
Home Page: http://www.cisnecito.com/
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Who: Julie and Chris Mays
Port: Newport, RI