Sailing with Celestial's Tripp

We are a Tripp 47 racing boat turned cruiser that we bought in Maine in 2009. We sailed it through the Panama Canal and up to Seattle then back to Mexico and over to Hawaii in 2012.

29 April 2020 | mazatlan
08 January 2020 | Punta Mita
08 January 2020 | Bahia Santa Maria
14 December 2019 | Ensenada
14 December 2019 | Guillermo's yard, Ensenada
14 December 2019 | Ensenada
14 November 2019 | Ensenada enada
27 February 2019
27 February 2019
27 February 2019
27 February 2019 | Punta Mida and beyond
27 February 2019 | San Jose del Cabo
04 February 2019 | Baja
04 February 2019 | Ensenada
27 January 2019 | Barra de Navidad
09 August 2016 | Shearwater on Denny Island, CA
09 August 2016 | Klemtu, CA

Day 24 3.802 Nautical miles

21 May 2015 | 2,400 miles out of NZ
Wow I can't believe how close we are getting to 4,000 Nmi and it looks like we will be close to 5,000 by the time we hit port. Yes I know that is nothing compared to the New England whalers of years gone by, but for us this will be the most epic! long, technically difficult and truly dangerous passage of our lives. I've had to teach myself to become an amateur meteorologist, learning to read and interpret GRIB files, weather faxes, SITOR text, pilot charts and traditional sailing routes. We are not there yet by a long shot but its been quite a ride. Thanks for tagging along. Capt. Scott ----- At 5/21/2015 22:18 (utc) our position was 05°09.73'N 148°59.16'W
Vessel Name: Celestial
Vessel Make/Model: Tripp 47
Hailing Port: Mere Point, Maine
Crew: Scott and Donna Hansen
About: On our first boat in 1977 Scott said, "One day I'd like to sail around the world." We did that from 1988 to 1996 on a J-36. Now we own our 4th boat, a Tripp 47 'Celestial' that we are retiring on.
We sailed from Maine in 2009 to Panama, up to Seattle, back down to Mexico and over to Hawaii in 2012. 2013 we went to NZ, Aust. and the South Pacific returning to Hawaii in 2015. In 2016 we sailed to Alaska and back to the Northwest. We kept our boat in Portland until April 2018 when Scott and [...]