|Our "adventure starts now" picture
|Saying good bye to Canada (for now)
|Even the birds said good bye
On Saturday we sailed away from Canada. It was an interesting moment for us both as we realized it may be a while before Sea Rover see's her home shores again. Knowing that we'll be back in under 8 months makes it easier. Knowing that lots of people will be more than willing to come down and visit us in order to get away from the Canadian winter makes it even easier. A couple of birds stopped by for the voyage across the strait. They waited until we crossed into US waters and then realizing they'd forgotten their passports, flew off back home.
|You need to be a bit different to live here
We haven't only been sitting around. As usual there have been lots of boat projects. It seems that when ever we work on the boat the windlass craves attention. This week was no different but hopefully we've now given it enough love that it can do its thing without our intervention for a while.
The first hurtle will be getting down to San Francisco. We maybe pushed the good weather window a bit by not going in early September but then again the experts are calling the weather now "November weather" so I expect if we had tried to leave earlier the boat gods would have simply moved up their timetable further.
It seems we aren't the only ones who've delayed leaving south and we've met 5 other boats who will probably be traveling down the coast with us. Two notable ones are Aussie Rules and Coastal Drifter. We've had a great couple of evenings hanging out with both and Im sure we'll be bumping into them all the way.
|No need to go there today!
Going forward, be sure to check out our "Where to find us" page. We are using all sorts of tools to keep those that care updated as to our whereabouts. We figure with 4 methods, if one doesn't show an updated position (due to the boat gods keeping us on our toes) one of the others will.
|Sailing away into the Sunrise (A new beginning for us both)