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Anchored in a Volcano

We made it. Crossing the Sea of Cortez in relative calm we motor/sailed over 300 nautical miles in 46 hours with the last 16 pounding straight into building swells developing from 20+ knot winds. But when we approached our destination, Ensenada de Los Muertos, the conditions did not look good. There will be no protection

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Bahia Banderas and beyond

Bahia Banderas The Bay of Banners, home to famous Puerto Vallarta, is a playground for the rich, the famous and the rest of us too. As we sailed up the coast from Barre Navidad on an overnight sail, I timed our rounding of Cabo Corrientes for 4-6 am so we would experience the least amount

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So Very Dark, Yet So Much To Sea

Published on April 15, 2013 by in Misc.

The night is dark, so dark. The sea has laid down and the surface is smooth and soft but the water is thick and rich. Each bob of the bow sends off a wake of light, the phosphoressence of nightlife. The passing jellyfish float by like a lantern without a plug free to roam about.

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Good Olde Mexico can be found if you’re looking in the right places

Published on April 10, 2013 by in The Pacific

Chiapis Marina is quite the facility although the wifi sucks. From my perspective as a cruiser, the only thing I’m starving for when out sailing for days or at anchor each day in a new place is a connection to the internet; and for me that means wifi that I can pick up with my

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El Salvador Cruisers’ Rally – Bahia del Sol

Published on April 5, 2013 by in The Pacific

After getting the hell out of Nicaragua which we entered with a wonderful welcome and left under mandate of Navy decree, we sailed and sailed to A more friendly land of El Salvador and more particularly Bahia del Sol. Little did we know there is a cruiser rally going on to El Salvador and we

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