Luau Express | Cabo San Lucas to Hawaii


March 18th – April 6th, 2018

Depart: IGY Marina Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Arrive: Kewalo Basin, Ohau, Hawaii
Length: 20 days, 19 nights
Focus: Adventure Sailing, Offshore sail training

Early Bird Price: $2933/£2169 for 1st 4 places


The classic tradewinds Pacific crossing.

Join Sea Dragon’s expert team for a beautiful trans-pacific trip – sailing under the stars, surfing down waves, and warm, friendly waters as we sail to Hawaii.
Sea Dragon is designed to thrive in these waters! Specifically set up for volunteer crew with both experienced and limited sailing experience, she can safely handle any number of sailing conditions the Pacific might throw at her. With a crew capacity of 14 and a cruising speed of 12 knots, she is a comfortable and exciting ocean-going yacht.

Experienced Ocean Skipper Eric Loss will be leading the crew of Sea Dragon for some fast, fun adventure sailing. Whether you are a first-timer wanting to see what it’s all about, or a seasoned pro wanting to feel some adrenalin… This is the leg for you! Come and embrace this offshore experience,

An excellent opportunity to practice your sailing skills, on this incredible leg from Mexico to Hawaii, learn or hone celestial navigation, build your sea miles, experience an ocean crossing, and enjoy the best Sea Dragon and sailing has to offer.

This trip can count as a qualifying RYA Ocean Yachtmaster passage – contact us to discuss!

Eric Loss – Skipper

Eric has been sailing competitively since his time as a young mariner and in 2011 he sailed around the world single-handed and told his story in Loss at Sea.

Eric has been Captain on board Sea Dragon since January 2013 and he loves to facilitate the understanding of and connection to the sea for all of those who come on board.

Shanley McEntee – First Mate

Shanley has been all over the world and covered over 40,000 miles on all different types of sailing yachts and loves to do everything from scuba diving to surfing to swimming.

With a degree in Environmental Policy and Marine Science, Shanley continues to explore the world and the different issues mother earth faces. She’s full time with Sea Dragon as First Mate since January of 2013.

March 18: Crew join the vessel at 1600 in Cabo San Lucas – safety briefings, introductions, move in and Dinner

March 19: Clear Customs,sail training and depart for Hawaii

March 20 – April 4: Underway to Hawaii

April 5: Arrive Ohau, Hawaii. Clear customs and drink Pina Coladas

April 6: Guests can depart from Vessel from 0900

Contribution Includes:
– 19 nights accommodation on Sea Dragon
– All meals, snacks, and drinks on board
– Sailing Instruction
– Safety equipment and foul weather gear

Contribution does not include:
– Transportation to and from Mexico and Hawaii
– Transportation to and from the boat
– Additional nights spent ashore
– Personal expenses while in port

Kit: Tropical

All crew members will require a passport from their home country that will allow them to travel to and from Mexico and the United States. Please be aware that many nationalities able to travel to the US under the ESTA visa waiver program will need a B1/B2 visa to enter the US by sea. Please look into the specific type of visa you need for arriving at these destinations by sea: