Next Up delivery of the J-35 “Brainwave” up Baja (below doing a Pac Cup) with Ryan Langley aka ‘Dory Boy’ (below departing La Paz and a third to be named asap No single-handing for awhile…
Wrapped up delivering a Catalina 40 ‘Shellme’ solo San Diego to Hawaii on whats my 38th delivery between the Aloha State and the US West Coast. Its my 3rd solo run on the route as well.
Great nonstop delivery of the Andrews 70 “Runaway” PV to LA! Next another Cali-Hawaii run depart by May 1st…Photography: https://www.dave-humphreys.com/
‘Mexorc Race’ in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico mid-March aboard the Andrews 70 ‘Runaway’ then deliver her to LA. Then possible San Diego to Hawaii delivery of a cruising boat before most likely sailing Hawaii to Australia again on the same route I just did with “Checkmate” but aboard my Swan 38 “Gitana Banu”!
The ballistic missile scare I was awoken to in Hawaii yesterday reminded me of a yacht delivery to the Marshall Islands. While scary I had some degree of confidence our ‘THAAD’ (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) interceptor would knock it out of the sky… although it was a very LONG nine-minute wait for impact … either for incineration or salvation – 50/50 chance!
I witnessed a successful test of the system in the west Pacific years back while I loitered in the drop zone…click on this link for the blog about that trip: https://wp.me/p1pcMc-j
Happy New Year!!!💥💣 ’17 was a crazy sailing year: Rio de Janero-Antigua in January then BVI to Florida, Hawaii to Christmas Island, Hawaii to LA, LA to SF, SD-Mex and Mexico to Australia…I ve been at sea a year nonstop! Not forgetting I upgraded to my S&S 38👊🚨 To an even better 2018 !!💨⛵
Where to next…?