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Jack Knife

"Hey we heard you guys are in Paradise Village. Do you have time today for a visit?" Loosely this is a message we got about an hour before we were going to leave Paradise Village, in Nuevo Vallar...

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...

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...

Distance At Night

My watch started at midnight. Kristen woke me up a little before, I brushed teeth and put on water for coffee. Kristen reviewed her watch with me, nothing much had happened, and went below. I made ...

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...

Boat Work Mazatlan - Part 2, or How To Start Your Engine With Your Autopilot

When you last left our heros, we were plugging broken water hoses with our fingers, installing autopilots, and possibly shopping. Since then we did indeed get the water sorted out, the autopilot ra...

Boat Work - Mazatlan

Did I say we would be leaving Mazatlan Thursday or Friday? How adorably naive. A friend yesterday asked when were leaving Maz, and that is what I said, Thursday or Friday. We had just a few things ...

The Tragedy Of Pineaple

Poink!! Well that is not a good sound. Anything that is not a familiar sound on a boat is usually something either a) breaking, or b) something big breathing right next to the freakin boat. This w...