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debbie
  • 55, Female
  • san diego,ca
  • United States
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  • David Bowes
  • mary belmore
  • Des
  • Scott
  • Stuart Bell
  • Captain Bill Scanlon
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  • Chris Ogden
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Profile Type:
Sailor
Homeport:
san diego mission bay for now
About Me:
update- sold my cal jan 2010 moved to vista to be a homeowner. 18 mo without a boat and i couldn't stand it. i just bought a lancer 25ft and can sail again!! ps walk in closets are over rated
am a traveling nurse, i work close to home for now. i live on my cal 34 in redondo beach. the best thing about living on my boat is i can untie it and go out whenever i am in the mood. i don't have to plan and pack up, everything i'll need is on the boat already! i work 3 days/week 12 hr days so last week when i had 4 off in a row i took off and went over to catalina for 2 days by myself. its always an adventure, its very rare that i have left my slip and nothing has gone wrong while i'm out, usually an engine problem, a torn sail, a headsail that i can't drop in too much wind, a windlass that wont work when the anchor has been dropped already, etc. etc. i get an adrenaline rush from getting out of a problem situation. most would call my experiences disasters but i call them adventures!
Current location:
home in redondo beach,ca
Destinations visited:
i often go to marina del rey, cabrillo, catalina, san diego, newport beach, dana point, i have stayed in all of the harbors from mdr to san diego overnight a few times. its always the most exciting pulling in to a new harbor and looking for your gust slip in a marina your not familiar with, {in the dark is even more of a thrill, one i try to avoid now} last oct i went to mexico, my 27 yr old son joined me for 11 days and that story is a whole other book we lost power, tore both sails, only a solar panel to charge batteries, very little sun, lots of rain and a hard time heading north
Looking to:
someday, somehow take off and sail away! i guess i might need to find a partner, i probably need a better equipped boat, enough money to survive,....actually all that i do have in preparation for my dream is spirit!

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At 9:36am on July 21, 2011, Kate O Donovan said…
Great photos.Was in SD in March, really enjoyed it ...even got a sail in the bay! Good luck with the new boat and sailing away!
At 7:29pm on January 22, 2010, Dan Vitale said…
Nice music. I hung out here for a while; I was surfing computerland looking for a life. Nice pictures also. Happy sailing.
At 12:16pm on July 29, 2009, zeehag said…
cool pix...goood island vacation!!!! i cant wait to go back and see more than i already did~~~~~~_/)~~~~~~~~
At 7:44pm on April 27, 2009, zeehag said…
when i get her in we will go to catalina--prolly into shark cove in little harbor........come on down--will let you know when done!!!!
At 12:14am on April 16, 2009, zeehag said…
what kind of boat did kenneth have??? might be the ken near me, but i am not certain....or the one with the bird??
At 9:29pm on April 13, 2009, zeehag said…
so they still allow anchoring in redondo beach --still in the approach to the marinas?? near where poncho and wongs used to be??
then was chillers for a while--near the lagoon the wet t shirt contests and bikini contests used to be in??
am very very excited to be having repower comin gin
i need to sell my ericson 35
big time....but i cannot go too far under 20k. formosa is a huge boat and a lot of work---but they are gorgeous....goood cruisers......i am looking forward to going thru canal in her......will be a lot of work.....but i will live in the cari
bean!!!!!
At 2:30pm on April 13, 2009, zeehag said…
hi debbie--my formosa was from sta barbara---a friend of mine used to live there now is wandering--i donot cross paths much with the ken i am thinking you mean--did he have awhitre bird without feathers on its chest??
\ or talk of a bird died in a boat explosion?? if so, i donot cross his path .....but i put word out for you......we travel in waaaaay different circles. santa barbara is gorgeous but i donot go there at all......too far north---i lived in redondo in king harbor for a while in 1991....3 mos---didnt like it---electric bill was waaaayyyy tooo high!!!!! i used only one lightbulb and the bill was 85 dollars!!!!!! i figgered it was gouging and left---went to mdr----and stayed one year then left --didnt like it--liked fish harbor, port of lost angeles best.....less intrusive!!
gettijng my engine for formosa this week if all goes right----wooohoooo!!!!
At 10:41am on March 27, 2009, zeehag said…
gooood ya got across alll fine---glad you had a goood trip---we will meet someday---even if ya drive down here for a visit or something----i do not have a car today so i can say that!!! maybe after today i might have one----sounds like everyone has the dollar problem--just no tenough of them---aig musta taken them allllllllllll...........!!!!
At 8:13pm on March 26, 2009, zeehag said…
www.pacificsailtrader.com----i was just turned on to these folks for used sails-----check them out----you and i now have similar needs-----a mainsail for our boats!!----i hope all went well and that the trip across teh damnable indecent channel went well ---a friend of mine was knocked down thwere the same friday american pride sprung a plank---is such a normal everyday thing, but santa barbara channel is nothing to snicker at----hope she was easy onya!!!!
At 1:19am on March 26, 2009, zeehag said…
i will relay the message to ken......i hope all goes well on the way home--is a long way----be safe.....fair winds.....let me kniw how the ride home is!!..i used to have my boat in king harbor for a bit in 1991...then marina del rey then lost angeles then fish harbor then dago.........
 
 
 

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