BAJA HA-HA PROFILES, PT II Arctic Tern III — Nordic 40 John Garteiz, Whittier, AK Occupation: Teacher (ret) Quote: "I'd like to find out the true meaning of 'ba-ha-ha' (as some say)." Crew: Dave Bennett Cruise Plans: Mexico for the season, then on to the Marquesas en route to a circumnavigation Realtime — Norseman 447 Bob & Karyn Packard, Long Beach Occupations: Bob, engineer (ret); The 'Realtime' crew will head to the SoPac.
Karyn, minister (ret) Quote: "The Ha-Ha is the perfect way to start our adventure." Cruise Plans: Pacific Puddle Jump in '12 or '13, then to their new home in Hawaii. Azure-Té — Ron Holland 43 Jack Gill, Sausalito Occupation: auto shop owner (ret) Quote: "To be at sea or not to be at sea is no longer a question." Crew: Kevin Rooney Cruise Plans: "I'll consult the tea leaves at the end of the rally." Buena Vida — Catalina 42 Jeff & Julie Leonard, Ventura Occupations: Jeff, MD (ret); Julie, RN (ret) Quote: "Buena Vida is responsible for our irresponsible behavior such as quitting our jobs, renting our home and leaving our family! The Ha-Ha will be the official launch of our Mexico cruising careers." Cruise Plans: Mexico
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Sojourn — Pearson Alberg 35 Bruce & Bridget Eastman, Brisbane Occupations: Bruce, counselor (ret); Bridget, nurse practitioner (ret) Quote: "Assuming we make it to Cabo, it will either be 'Why didn't we do this sooner?!' or 'What the hell were we thinking?!' Cruise Plans: Commuter cruise Mexico for a couple of seasons, then bash home
OutRAYgeous — Hunter Legend 45 Ray McEneaney, Vallejo Occupation: elevator mechanic (ret) Quote: "It's now or never." Crew: Ralph Hyde & Noble Brown Cruise Plans: Who knows?
Murar's Dream — Beneteau 46 Andy Rosen, Marina del Rey Occupation: attorney Quote: "Let's have fun!" Crew: Debra Adams & Rich Hammer Cruise Plans: Cruise Mexico for awhile, then head home
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