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— SAILING TO SUNNIER LATITUDES ing his travels with the help of paying crew. Crew: Mike Boväng, Marijke Schoenmaker, Nina Kronberg, Chris Bolling, Acko Schager Cruise Plans: On to Hawaii and Micronesia Cleo II — Hans Christian 34 Robert Tinus, San Francisco Occupation: treasurer Quote: "I'm impatient and excited to enter my own boat, having enjoyed my participation last year as crew member aboard Firefly." Crew: Craig Eneboe, Paul Friedman, Jen Nurse Cruise Plans: Uncertain August Moon — Bavaria 42 Russ Alfreds & Doreen Thibault Vancouver, BC Occupations: both are sales reps Quote: "Party on, dude. It is what it is." Cruise Plans: None

Oops. Apparently the 'Tara' crew thought that nylon rectangle we sent them was a bath towel rather than a burgee to fly from their rigging.

ma, Colombia and Costa Rica. Crew: Tammy Woodmansee, Susan Tolle, Mark Bryan Cruise Plans: Several years cruising Mexico Go for Broke — Hawaii Steel 55 Stephen Arnold, Honolulu, HI Occupation: honeybee specialist Noteworthy: This boat was singlehandedly circumnavigated by her builder, a Japanese American who volunteered to fight in WWII campaigns in Europe, and later in Korea and Vietnam. Crew: Lynn Stokes (captain) Cruise Plans: Several months of cruising and boatwork in Mexico Journey — CT-54 Dick & Tami Schubert, Alameda Occupations: Dick, consultant; Tami, administrator Noteworthy: They say their dream of cruising started 35 years ago. Now, after years of living aboard and working on Journey, they're finally ready. Crew: Patrick McKenna, Sandy & Charlie Percival Cruise Plans: Continue cruising

Hawaiian Sol — Beneteau 58 Les & Debs Cross Wailea, HI Occupations: Les, CEO; Debs, audiologist Noteworthy: This is San Diego's first (and perhaps only) Beneteau Oceanis 58; recognizable at sea by her turtle spinnaker. Crew: Bunny & Lake (captain) Rickolt; Cruise Plans: A few weeks of cruising, then home again Good News — Islander Freeport 41 Thomas & Hannah MacDonald Portland, OR Occupations: both are long-haul truck drivers Quote: "God, give me a dream that allows me to fly, and the faith to pursue it no matter how high." Cruise Plans: Base at La Paz Jennifer — Beneteau Oceanis 500 Lars Hässler, Stockholm, SWE Occupation: former lawyer, adventurer Noteworthy: A circumnavigator and author, Lars has sailed the world aboard this boat for more than 20 years, financ-

The 'August Moon' crew are rarin' to go.

Minnie Maru — Hunter 34 Bill Hinkle, Oxnard Occupation: attorney Noteworthy: Three generations of Hinkles will be aboard Minnie Maru. Crew: Paul & Ryan (16) Hinkle, Mikey Flynn Cruise Plans: Possibly to La Paz or bash back home Knuckle Dragger — Hunter 38 Bob Craig, Portland, OR Occupation: brewpub owner (ret) Noteworthy: Knuckle Dragger is named after Bob's favorite brew, a strong pale ale he produces. Crew: Mike Hustman Cruise Plans: Sea of Cortez

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Latitude 38 Oct. 2011  

The October 2011 eBook issue of the West's premier sailing and marine magazine.

Latitude 38 Oct. 2011  

The October 2011 eBook issue of the West's premier sailing and marine magazine.