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Dispatch 18: Home at Last (and some statistics)

Dispatch 18 sent 8/4/09 (Pt Townsend!): I picked Paul up in Port Townsend yesterday. He and crew arrived Sunday night around 9 pm. It took them 24 days to get from Kaua’i to Pt Townsend. The weather was generally benign for most of the passage, other than a few days with light to no wind, […]


Dispatch 17: The Home Stretch

Dispatch 17 sent 7/25/09: They’re really in the home stretch now: less than 1,000 nm from Cape Flattery! Paul thinks they will arrive in Port Townsend on 8/2. More on their arrival date at the end of this dispatch. Sam caught a couple of tunas a few days out of Kaua’i, so he has maintained […]


Dispatch 1: The Voyage Begins

Dispatch 1 sent 3/23/09 (Seattle to San Francisco): Dear family and friends, Paul is heading out on his latest sailing adventure, Seattle-San Francisco-San Diego-Los Cabos-Sea of Cortez (Gulf of California)-Hawaii-Seattle, and expects to be home by mid-August. We hope that this time, three times is a charm (those new to this list may not know […]