Category Archives: Sailing Mexico

Photo Essay of La Cruz, Huanacaxtle Mexico

We look forward to returning again next winter!

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145 nautical miles

I am on a 145nm passage from Chacala to Mazatlan. At an average speed of 4 knots it will take us roughly 36 hours to get there. That’s two full nights, one full day and then some. Why am I … Continue reading

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Semana Santa in Chacala

Chacala, Nayarit Mexico, by all accounts via the internet and the cruising guides is a sleepy little town of 300 residents. This quintessential¬†¬†beach town with a beautiful shoreline consisting of soft sand with a mild surf and palm trees swaying … Continue reading

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Two weeks on the hook

  It was a beautiful day to begin our journey south. Final destination unknown. We did some research, got the low down on a few good anchorages, and the skinny on the marina in Barra de Navidad. So we plotted … Continue reading

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South bound!

We have spent the week working and saying our goodbyes. We have rebuilt the head (read toilet), replaced all five fuel filters, re-spliced the anchor rode, sewn new items to make our lives run smoother and reinforced the stitching on … Continue reading

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Anchoring in La Cruz

We just returned from a lovely 5 nights in the anchorage of La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Mexico where we had a great visit with our dear friend Holly who was in town to pick up a boat that she was … Continue reading

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Hola from Paradise….

Too much time has passed since I last made a post. Our days have been so full of adventure. We have worked a bit on the boat, getting her boom re-installed along with a few other projects. We have met … Continue reading

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We’re not bored!

So, We have spent the last two weeks docked in Puerto Vallarta. Well, actually in a marina in Nuevo Vallarta, cradled by the beautiful tropical mountainside. It is magnificent! We have explored the local town, been to the farmers market, … Continue reading

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Welcome to Bahia de Banderas!

We sailed down the west coast of Mexico from Mazatlan to Puerto Vallarta, carried by a soft 5-10kt breeze and gentle seas. The nights were warm and starry with the occasional blaze of a shooting star. We were visited by … Continue reading

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