March 11-21, 2021 Due to the lack of quality time to write posts and then pressing sewing projects that await me while I have shore power, the next few blog post will be limited to the information we typically enjoy sharing. Perhaps, hmmm, perhaps someday, hmmm when we have nothing to do, we will return … Continue reading The YoYo Down and Back
22Feb -11Mar 2021 We open with this fuzzy photo of an art installation that water vessels pass when traveling between Chamela and Tenacatita. It sits near the edge of the cliff of Farallon overlooking the waters below. This magnificent artwork is La Copa del Sol. "Gian Franco Brignone, the founder of Costa Careyes, dreamt of … Continue reading Tenacatita, Barra Lagoon, La Culebra, Barra Proper, and Melaque
La Cruz MarinaLa Cruz West From La Cruz, Banderas Bay to Perula, Chamela Bay - 14-15 February Whales! We are lucky to experience our fair share of marine life heading South. An hour after we left La Cruz, we were greeted by a whale and its slapping tail. We never tire of seeing these enormous … Continue reading La Cruz to Perula … A Whale of a Time
Looking East from the anchorage La Cruz Marina - 28Jan - 14Feb, 2021 As we have said before, staying on the hook is always cheaper and provides a bit more solitude. However, when the anchorage gets rough and you plan to stay in the area for a bit, you move to an available marina. We … Continue reading Three Weeks in La Cruz
“Dawn comes early on a boat, ain’t that right Captain Ron? Yep, happens every morning, just about sunup." Travel from Stone Island, Mazatlan to Matachan 16-17 January Stone Island anchorage provided us a fun place for short hikes, walks on the beach, and walking into Old Town. We had a great time. The weather has … Continue reading Mazatlan to La Cruz
La Paz to Mazatlan Harbor, Jan 6-7 Chris asks Carrie if she would like to back the boat out of the marina slip. She nailed it. Let out a bit of yahoo, and drove the boat out for the next 90 minutes. We left Marina de La Paz at 1055 (10:55am) and arrived in … Continue reading La Paz to Mazatlan
You’ve heard from Games of Thrones, Winter is coming. Well here in the SoC, this time of year you hear the Northers are coming. Means, tie everything down, stow items away, and find a good book or movie or indoor project to occupy your time - sometimes for a day sometimes for three. Afterward the … Continue reading Puerto Escondido to La Paz
When the going gets tough, take a break.
Punta Colorada 1-2Dec We head out to Punta Colorado for a couple days to take a break from the mooring field. This is our second time at this anchorage, yet our first time on land here. Our first time here last season, the authorities of the Loreto Marine Park system had COVID-19 restrictions in place. … Continue reading Punta Colorada and Puerto Escondido, again.
Puerto Ballandra 21-25Nov As we exited the entrance of Puerto Escondido, we spotted two fin whales off our port beam. Giving them plenty of space, we make a larger turn around the point. An hour later, the winds were ideally forward of our beam. So with both sails raised and the Hydrovane dialed in, we sailed … Continue reading Puerto Ballandra and Isla Coronados