Life is Grand ... Sailing

The Sailing trip Home Page 

Click for the YouTube listing of  our trips

Where are we sailing in 2013? 

Tonga  <-- in planning phase

 Best Places and Times to Sail

Future Destinations: 

bulletSt Martin
bulletAustralia (Whitsundays)
bullet Great Barrier Reef
bulletTurkey (Marmaris) (Gocek)
bullet St Vincent/Grenadines and Grenada
bulletDesolation Sound, British Columbia
bulletBay of Islands, New Zealand

Where LIG Has Sailed Before...

San Francisco Bay and Monterey Bay Sails in 1990's  

Phuket Thailand in 2010. 

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bulletPhuket Tailand Sail - Details and Video


La Paz, Mexico - Thanksgiving 2008

bulletSea of Cortez - Baja Sail - Details and Video

St Lucia and Martinque - New Years 2007 

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bulletSt Lucia Cruise Notes and Video

Dubrovnik in Croatia (Aegean Sea)  - June 2007

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bulletCroatia Cruise Notes and Video

Belize - Thanksgiving 2005  - 23 sailors

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bulletBelize Cruise Note and Videos

Corsica and Elba - July 2004

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bullet Corsica Cruise Notes and Video

Monterey Bay Sail - Sept 2003

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bulletSanta Cruz : Monterey : Stillwater Cove


Tahiti : Bora Bora- Sept 2002

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bulletTahiti Cruise Notes

British Virgin Islands - April 2001

April 2001 British Virgin Islands

San Juan Islands - Sept 1999 (picture is in some notebook somewhere)

La Paz, Mexico - November 1997 - Three boat flotilla

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History of this site:  The January 2002 Survey

In January 2002, the call went out far and wide for ideas.  (Click here to see it).  Included was a comprehensive sailing survey!  Regrettably, after changing web hosting companies, the survey form no longer works (Drat ATT). 
The Feb 2002 survey results are listed below.  Eight groups took the survey  describing their interests in sailing all over.
bulletTime and Place Comparisons  
bulletFull Results

We used these preferences to choose Tahiti in September, 2002.

Later, another 2003 Survey went out.  The choice, Australia, did not get enough crew members.

Hope springs eternal.  We went on a shorter 3-day Monterey Bay sail instead.


You can reach Joe Martinka  at 408-873-6454 (work)   408-735-7245 (home)

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