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 …

Panama City Pirates (Sailing La Vagabonde) Ep. 37

After we transit the Panama Canal, we spent a week or so moored in Panama City. It’s a busy channel, which meant La Vagabonde was constantly copping the wakes of all the traffic. She was also out most nights and not coming back to the mooring ball until 5am… and was constantly complaining of a hangover. We also made the …

Sic transit gloria mundi (Sailing La Vagabonde) Ep. 36

Yeehah! We rafted up with our assigned partner yacht and motored to our first set of locks of the Panama Canal. We were so excited to finally experience what the canal is all about and how this man made wonder of the world works. We spent the night riding 3 locks UP, 26m in total. We then moored in the …