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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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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.