After topping off the fuel tank we made our way to the Chula Vista Marina where we met up with all the Novaks to celebrate my brother Dave's birthday. The adjacent RV park hosted their land yachts and was super convenient for the birthday celebration.
|Baby Brother blows out his birthday candles|
Dinghy rides across the bay to Coronado Cays
|Ali and Nicky on a dinghy ride to Coronado Cays, where mom and dad used to own a home|
|Chula Vista Marina|
|Nicky and I rescued a water logged sock monkey in the harbor|
San Diego is the launching point for the 19th annual Baja Ha Ha cruising rally to Cabo San Lucas.
Every day more and more of the registered 145 boats arrive in town and make final preparations for the trip south.
With two weeks to go, Nancy and I are working off final lists of boat parts, food provisions and other supplies for the 750 mile, and 9 or 10 day voyage. We will remain in the San Diego Harbor area until departure day, October 29th.