Category Archives: Sea Kayaking

Magic Log #8: Isla San Benedicto

On February 5, Lisa and I, along with our guests, my mom, Sue, and her husband, Tim, left Cabo San Lucas to head for Isla San Benedicto, 220 nautical miles to the south and the northernmost island in the Revillagigedos … Continue reading

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Magic Log #1: La Paz to Guaymas

In February 2014 we bought Magic, our 1992 Privilege 39 catamaran. Magic is a well equipped, comfortable, capable vessel which we plan to travel well afield on; see the pacific planning page above. I was planning on chronicling our time … Continue reading

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Adventuring with Lisa

I have a strong independent streak, and a long history of doing sports and trips more or less exclusively solo. So when I started adventuring with Lisa last summer it was a huge, abrupt shift; we were doing and still … Continue reading

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Baja Wrapup

I had a couple weeks on the boat between my week back in the states and the end of the trip proper. I didn’t have anything horribly ambitious planned here, but took the time to see the area around La … Continue reading

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Cabo to La Paz

Reaching Cabo San Lucas was a huge milestone for the trip, the end of my traveling along the Pacific coast of the peninsula and putting me in sight of my destination, La Paz. View Cabo to La Paz in a … Continue reading

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Sailing Pacific Baja Sur

Reaching Turtle Bay still left me with about 500 miles of sailing to reach Cabo San Lucas, before I could turn north towards La Paz. A long haul, but so far this has been my favorite part of the trip. … Continue reading

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Sailing Pacific Baja Norte

From Ensenada I started picking my way down Baja’s pacific coast. My initial goal was to get to Turtle Bay, a protected bay with a small town and some services not quite half way down the pacific coast. View Baja … Continue reading

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Baja 2012 Kickoff

Two weeks ago on September 5 I started my big trip for this year, a sail from Moss Landing down the coast of California and the Baja peninsula to La Paz, 100 miles inside the Sea of Cortez. This is … Continue reading

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Glacier Bay

The second kayaking trip I did in 2009 was a tour through the waters outside the entrance of Glacier Bay, back up to see the glaciers filling the bay’s west arm, and then out to the visitor’s center near the … Continue reading

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Gwaii Haanas

My first major kayak trip in 2009 was a tour through the Gwaii Haanas park, in the Haida Gwaii archipelago in northwest British Columbia. Up until a couple years ago these were called the Queen Charlotte islands, and were renamed … Continue reading

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