Training Phase and Marina Neighbors

We wanted to say all is well. To be honest there is nothing too exciting to report. We have been very busy with work, and then busy spending time aboard Kosmos. We are in a training and orientation phase. We get a little more organized and a little more confident each time we are on the boat. We follow various checklists and procedures to ensure safe and smooth operation. Overall the boat is feeling less complex, and we are extremely pleased with Continue reading Training Phase and Marina Neighbors

Islas Todas Santos and First Whale Sighting

Saturday, Jun 10, 2006  Isla Todos Santos. About 10 miles away from Ensenada are a small pair of islands. By the way, when we say miles we mean nautical miles, and for speeds we use nautical miles per hour, aka knots. It was a slow, smooth, and steady trip. 2-3 foot swells and about 10 knots of wind. We anchored at the Isla Norte seen here:

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On our way back a big huge rock appeared towards the front of the boat. Then it disappeared and appeared again with a spray of water. That is no moon, it’s a space station. Err, no it is Continue reading Islas Todas Santos and First Whale Sighting

Ensenada Flag, Friends, Food, and the Five-Hundred

Ensenada is a pretty touristy place. Cruise ships arrive every weekend and lots of people from Southern California come to visit. The big landmark is an amazingly large and beautiful Mexican flag.

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It is so tall that sometimes the top disappears in the clouds as seen in the following picture: Continue reading Ensenada Flag, Friends, Food, and the Five-Hundred