Monthly Archives: December 2016

Tiny is Great.

Tiny living come in all forms, can be on land or on water, mobile or permanent. Tiny is making an impact. It’s a game changer. Tiny houses are now trendy in the…

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Viva La Bilge Pump!

Since this night I can attest to, that the most important crew on board is the bilge pump. We are motoring, because there is absolutely no wind, unfortunately, because a little while…

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Cruising Tips for the upper Sea of Cortez from Puerto Refugio to Bahía Kino and Ísla San Esteban

We left Puerto Penasco for Puerto Refugio, a passage of 106 nmiles, an overnighter, big sea with about 6-8 foot waves in 10-15 kn of NW winds for the first 8 hours.…

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The Seri Against Western Civilization.

It was a short sail over to Bahía Kino, past a rock formation the Seri call Ak Akeem and another, which looks like a sphinx from one side and like a turtle…

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Down the Sea 5… From Puerto Peñasco to Bahía Kino and Santa Rosalia

11/18-12/12/2016 We left Puerto Peñasco around noon for our about 20 hour crossing of the upper Sea of Cortez to Puerto Refugio, an anchorage at the northern shore of Ísla Ángel de…

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Letting Go.

Easier said than done, letting go describes the concept of acceptance and even forgiveness. After one lets go, one is set free. With all the freedom that sailing brings, we still bring…

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No Wallet for a Week.

SV Coastal Drifter’s Debbie calls it ‘having a free day’. When we are at remote anchorages and even if we go ashore there are no people, no villages, no restaurants and we…

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Great Company, Great Food!

The Benedict brothers of West Los Angeles had us over for dinner last night. We met Steven, the older of the two, at an arts and crafts show at Bahía de los…

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