Leaving the Pier with a Crab In Riley’s Ear (Sailing La Vagabonde) Ep. 42

  We say goodbye to Nicole and Joel (thanks for visiting guys, we had a blast!!!) and Rileys dad Tony arrives by plane from Australia to join us for the big Puddle Jump (Pacific Crossing). It was a busy few days getting La Vaga ready for the big trip, but before we knew it we were checked out of the …

Galapagos Islands Shenanigans (Sailing La Vagabonde) Ep. 41

  My nerves for the Pacific Crossing (the 20-30 day’er) have been getting more and more intense. Most nights, for the past few weeks I have been having the most strangest dreams and unsettled sleeps. But I am really looking forward to the challenge of getting across such a large chunk of ocean! For the next week in Isla Isabella, …

Sailing Adventure in the Galapagos Islands (Sailing La Vagabonde) Ep. 40

The seals in the Galapagos had quickly claimed La Vagabonde as their new home. Initially, they were ‘cute’, but after a few days they became stinky (they stunk to begin with, but everyone has their flaws) and very unwelcome onboard!! Apparently they go to the toilet where they sleep… We go and checkout some giant tortoises, which were just the …

5 Days at Sea, Just Riley and Me.

5 days at sea, sailing Panama to Galapagos (845 nm). It was good to set sail and be free of all things technology for a while (minus the cameras and video editing on the lappy….. But luckily I love that stuff). It was very calm for most of the trip. A BIG difference in weather if you compare it to …