Mazatlan

Mazatlan

We’ll take that as a victory Sailing to Mazatlan under clear moonlit skies with the wind behind us and the crew only lightly seasick is regarded as a good couple of days at the Jamala office. We sailed almost from San Francisco to Mazatlan. Only as the wind...
The Islands

The Islands

Isla Espíritu Santo Our trip to Ensenada del Gallo on the island of Espíritu Santo was pleasant enough, although it could have been better with at least some wind. There are three main anchoring areas on the island’s west coast, separated into three lobes. And as no...
La Paz

La Paz

Buenas Tardes and Bienvenida a La Paz Good afternoon and welcome to La Paz. I think that’s what the harbour master said in reply to me announcing our arrival at the anchorage at La Paz. Thanks to our pioneering friends Liz and Steve on Aloha, Maria and I were...
Banshees, The Friars, and the Bay of the Dead

Banshees, The Friars, and the Bay of the Dead

Fan belts and Banshees That took twice the effort it should have. Our first attempt to get to Los Frailes was scuppered by a broken fan belt 4 hours into our trip. Thanks to an alarm screeching like a banshee in our earholes, we found the problem quickly enough. But,...