Sailing Mango

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Anchoring Joy, or We Found A Panga In Tenacatita!

After our balls to the wall entrance into Tenacatita, where we had a jib sheet override and all full sails up in twenty knots while running out of water, we were not excited to spend a whole lot of...

Biscuit And The Electric Fish

A mom came to our boat, we will call her J, and invited us to a dinghy potluck. I heard her call out, "hello!". I popped on deck to find her in full snorkel gear swimming off of our boat. She had a...

Bahia Chamela to Bahia Tenacatita

The wind was blowing twenty knots in the bay, we had all full sails up and doing eight to eight and half knots. I had just neatly caused an override on the jib sheet so we couldn’t furl the jib, an...

What Do The Tourists Think?

Yesterday, after we were settled in Bahia de Chamela, a few pangas zoomed by us loaded up with what looked like tourists going out for a dive. Chamela has a bunch of little rocky islands, and repor...

To Isla Isabel, And Beyond!

Emma, smiling: "OK, this feels really good." Exactly. She was gathering lines at the bow while we were leaving the Mazatlan marina harbor, wind blowing an easy ten knots, and the boat felt good. W...

La Paz

Last night I went on deck as part of my nightly routine of making sure all was good in the hood, and I was struck by how beautiful it was outside. Mango was very gently rocking in the bay, the ligh...

Does It Get Easier To Leave?

Mango was alone for three days, two nights. She's fine, thank you for asking. I'm fine too. I'm Fine! We left her at anchor in Half Moon Bay while we spend that same time at my cousin's beach hou...

Mo' Betta' Anchoring

When we bought our boat It came with 100' of chain and 200' of rope for the anchor (the bent anchor). The chain didn't fit the windlass perfectly, and thus our windlass gypsy is rounded out a bit. ...

Mayo Cove, Part Deux

Today was a day of work and laughter. Cruising work to be sure, which is always better than work-work, but I didn't get my cup of wine, we have no glasses, until well after 6 pm! Currently, 7:45pm,...

Poulsbo

by Scott Yesterday we left the Shilshole fuel dock around 2:20 pm. In the morning we woke up early to get a move on, but for some reason it always takes us a long t...