Seamore Pacific 36′ Freedom Cat-Ketch Sailboat

How does a couple go from living on a boat in the Florida Keys to living in Phoenix, Arizona?

Well, Phoenix is next to family; not far from the Grand Canyon; is four hours from the beaches of Puerto Penasco, Mexico; and it’s a hop and skip to the Pacific.  The Pacific as in San Diego, where every year cruisers gather in October and sail to Cabo San Lucas; fondly known as the Baja Ha-Ha.
In 2012 my husband and I were “done” with working long hours, making stressful commutes, and missing one another’s company. On the verge of losing our youth and abilities, we stumbled across s/v Bobby McGee, a Freedom ’36 Cat Ketch.  It was she that helped us commit to a plan to become part of the Baja Ha Ha XX, then cruise the Sea of Cortez for a few months.  She wasn’t what we were looking for but she turned out to be exactly what we needed.  She is our key to adventure.

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Launch Day!

Launch Day!

New Slip Covers

New Slip Covers

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Where the winds and tides of the Sea of Cortez prevail over the Pacific

Where the winds and tides of the Sea of Cortez prevail over the Pacific

Ruby waiting for Greg028While I celebrate what is ahead, I also cherish what drew me to living on a boat in the first place…

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2 thoughts on “Seamore Pacific 36′ Freedom Cat-Ketch Sailboat

  1. Wow I really relate to your story Beth. I was a girl from Ohio. Mom said that it was because I was my father’s daughter. He loved the sea as well. Bon Voyage! May your sails and your glass be full!

  2. Boy am I glad you are your father’s daughter! We have been enjoying a lifetime of great memories in the Florida Keys, huh? Remember your little place on the dock,
    when I first met you? The best part, is that we still have so much ahead. See you just over the next wave, my friend.

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