Gone surfing... svFreedom

24 December 2011 | San Pedro, CA
10 September 2011 | San Pedro, CA
02 September 2011 | Little Harbor
24 August 2011 | Southern California
31 July 2011 | Morro Bay, Ca.
01 July 2011 | Hanalei Bay, Kauai
27 June 2011 | Waikiki Beach
20 June 2011 | Lono Harbor
11 June 2011 | Maui!!!
19 May 2011 | Hilo Bay, Big Island Hawaii
23 December 2010 | Hilo, Hawaii
11 November 2010 | arrived in Hilo, the Big Island
18 September 2010 | Bora Bora
02 September 2010 | French Poly
15 August 2010 | Society Islands
04 August 2010 | Society Islands
27 July 2010 | Papeete
15 July 2010 | Tuomotu Archipeligo
05 June 2010 | Nuka Hiva
12 May 2010 | Fatu Hiva, Marquesas

Goodbye Hawaii

01 July 2011 | Hanalei Bay, Kauai
Hard to believe we've lingered 8 months in Hawaiian waters, and today is the day we're sailing out across the pacific again, heading for the California coast. What are we thinking, you might be asking yourself, as we have pondered this same question for the past few months. But, this Fall will mark 3 years for us being out cruising, and it's time to get back, work again, studies for Kelita, and reconnect with family & friends.

Yet, spending these past few days on Kauai, anchored in Hanalei Bay, has been a peaceful way for us to prepare for this crossing. This is the kind of spot a sailor should not miss. It is the most beautiful Hawaiian bay we've seen, as it takes us back to the majestic Marquesan islands of the South Pacific, with towering green cliffs, at least a half dozen waterfalls in sight from the boat, an endless white sand beach lined with palm trees, and a beautiful right point breaking 50-100 yards long over colorful coral. Yes, an island dream. In fact, it is the home of 'Puff the Magic Dragon', who lives by the sea, in the land of Hanalei.

We'll post again when we reach CA. Mahalos to all our friends here in the islands and all the great memories, we'll never forget. We'll carry & share the Aloha spirit as we venture forth to distant destinations. Aloha Hawaii.
Vessel Name: Freedom
Vessel Make/Model: Downeast 38
Hailing Port: San Pedro, California
Crew: Robert & Kelita
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Who: Robert & Kelita
Port: San Pedro, California