Sailing Mango

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Cruising Laughter

Prior to buying our boat and heading out, I would read blogs of families who were out cruising, and one of the big advantages that stood out to me was having more family time. People waxed on about...

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...

Life on a boat: from a kid’s perspective.

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Left Turn

I am having a hard time remembering everything that happened during our seven day voyage. I want to remember it all, capture it, savor it, and relive it from time to time. The short story is we lef...

Blakely Harbor, In Which I Broke My Toe

Several years ago I had a pair of Vibram Five Finger toe shoes. Basically a water shoe with individual slots for your toes. I felt like a frog, and they were great. Small boulders and very small wa...

We Are Off? Holy Crap.

Often times great things sort of sneak up on you. Not quite like having a child, that's more of a sudden explosion at the end of a huge build up. But as I sit here in our cockpit, not quite 24 hour...

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,...

Mayo Cove And Places In-between

By Scott Two days ago we left Eagle Harbor, and promptly ran aground. I'd say we were about half a mile from the dock, not yet out of the harbor. Mango had a full head of steam, and just sort of ...

A Mini Shake Down

For the past few months we have been hunkered down, hiding from the wettest Winter on record. Clever we are to pick this year to move aboard a boat. Naturally we bought a boat designed to move larg...

Sleeping On The Boat

This post was from the Summer of 2012. It is fun to go back through these posts and remember the wonder times we have had with our little orange boat in just the last few years. Last Friday night w...