Monthly archives for December, 2013

Dice Night in Paradise!

Dice Night in Paradise!
Dice Night lives on!  I guess spending a few nights in the La Cruz marina brought back the nostalgia of playing dice with our friends back at Bair Island Marina in Redwood City.  We organized a dice night last night on board Ellie and it was a blast!   Today we are headed back into PV to try and get a replacement part for the sewing machine t [...]

Merry Christmas from Puerto Vallarta!

Merry Christmas from Puerto Vallarta!
Hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas!  We tried our best to get into the Christmas spirit – complete with holiday music and watching Christmas Vacation – but it sure is weird to be in shorts and flip flops while sweating in the tropical heat on Christmas!  Thank you to “Gramma Mama” for sending us off with a stockin [...]

We´re in Paradise! (Village Marina) i...

We´re in Paradise! (Village Marina) in Puerto Vallarta!
We have been having the time of our lives and haven’t had time to write an update….so we took a few minutes between the air conditioned gym and our pool session to write! We are in Paradise Village Marina in Nuevo Vallarta.  This place is truly paradise, we could stay here forever.  The marina is world-class, beautiful and surroun [...]

Chillin’ in Chacala

Chillin’ in Chacala
We have been anchored off the beach in Chacala for a couple days now and are enjoying every minute of it!  Chacala is a quaint little beach town on a long stretch of white sand beach tucked in the lee of a palm tree clad point.  There are nice homes on the hills and beach palapa bars along the waterfront.  I went spearfishing today and saw to [...]

Panga Ride Through the Jungle!!

Panga Ride Through the Jungle!!
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Jungle Swing into the Springs! The M...

Jungle Swing into the Springs!  The Mermaid makes a Splash!
Alyssa jumping into the monster catfish-infested waters at La Toverna springs in San Blas, Mexico… Share this:EmailShare on TumblrPrintMorePocket

San Blas, Nayarit, Mexico

San Blas, Nayarit, Mexico
We have been having a blast here in San Blas all week.  Our morning dilemma consists of a decision between going ashore, where we are anchored, and hanging out in the hammocks at the beach palapas or taking the four mile dinghy ride in to San Blas to eat delicious pork tacos and cocos frios while people watching in the square.   Yesterday we [...]

Anchored in Paradise – Bahia Ma...

Anchored in Paradise – Bahia Mantachen – San Blas, Nayarit, Mexico
Hey all, This morning we sailed the 45 miles from Isla Isabela and dropped our hook in the middle of picturesque Bahia Mantachen just before1:00pm.  We have covered just over 280 nautical miles since leaving Puerto los Cabos on Saturday.  Bahia Mantachen is absolutely gorgeous with towering lush green mountains to the east, palm tree-lined go [...]

Downwind It Is! We crossed the Sea o...

Downwind It Is!  We crossed the Sea of Cortez to the main land!
We crossed the Sea of Cortez! When we left San Jose del Cabo, we were expecting to have an easy six hour sail up the coast of Baja to stay in Los Frailes, the easternmost point on the Baja peninsula. As soon as we rounded the SE corner of Baja, however, we were met with bashing seas and 20kts on the nose! That was going to be a very uncomfort [...]

Live From the Helm of Eleutheria Whil...

Live From the Helm of Eleutheria While Crossing the Sea of Cortez!
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