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Welcome to Adventures of CODA.  This is the travel log of Steve Olsson. Travelling with Barbara (his sister) on a 43 foot American Tug.

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Conclusion and summary

We left San Diego February 1st. That is only 4 months of travel but it is a lifetime of experience and fun. Thanks to Matt for writing...

Our longest Passage

6:00 AM we were being inspected by the Mexican Navy and calling the Port Captain to let him know we were clearing the port and the...

Invasion of the tubers

We woke in the morning and several additional boats had arrived throughout the night. S/V Delos, S/V One Life and S/V Calico Skies. If...

Hard push south

We headed out of Acapulco at 9:30 after taking on fuel. After that, we were off on a 32 hour passage to Huatulco. We did not suffer. ...

Acapulco

A long 30 hours later we pulled into Acapulco. We arrived a bit earlier than expected and it was still dark entering the harbor. We...

Barra de Navidad

I was a bit iffy on this stop as the guidebook did not praise this spot very highly. It was on the way and we needed rest after...

Puerta Vallarta

We left at 6:30 so we could make it into port prior to sundown. I was looking forward to Puerto Vallarta as it would be a good port with...

San Blas

We left the paradise of Isla Isabel at 6:30 and took the short cruise to San Blas. We had heard of a jungle cruise and nice mission in...

The Altata that didn't

The goal, again was to out by early morning, in this Case 2:30 AM so we could cross the bar in daylight. Altata has a difficult bar and...

Seattle

I have been looking forward to getting back to see my grandson Matteo again! I landed in Seattle and Kaitlyn and Josh picked me up from...

Texas

Nick picked me up from the airport. The flight was delayed so we went immediately to the lake house. This is the home of Marissa's...

Headed South again

Life was about to change. The weather was very calm that morning when we pulled anchor and headed south. We were completing the Sea of...

North into the wind

We left the beautiful town of Santa Rosalia to continue our movement north. We left after taking on water. We had hoped to be out by...