It's a hard run north on the coast. Normally one wants to go out a couple hundred miles then head north so you're not caught in the southern current. Have you considered trucking it?
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Your avatar says Hawaii and your post says LA. It sounds like you are not adverse to sailing a bit so my recommendation is that you sail to Hawaii and then on north after a bit of a rest and replenshment. Watch the weather patterns.