Monthly archives for January, 2014

Makin’ Water and the A**hole Pa...

Makin’ Water and the A**hole Panguero
Today was a very productive day.  We rose with the sun and prepared to take Ellie to sea.  After stowing everything and spending the better part of an hour rinsing all the nasty mud off the anchor chain, we headed for the fuel dock.  After fueling up and giving Ellie a good scrub down we pointed her bow offshore.  Once outside the breakwater [...]

Barra Sunrise – And Baked Goods...

Barra Sunrise – And Baked Goods Delivered via Panga?!
Hola!  Buenas Tardes!   Just wanted to share a few pictures of the beautiful mornings we are enjoying in Barra, complete with the delivery of fresh baked goods from the local French baker! Hope everyone is having a great weekend.  We have been doing boat projects all day.  Now headed to the resort for showers and then on to the chili cook-off [...]

We Love Barra!!

We Love Barra!!
We are in Barra de Navidad and may never leave.  A couple days ago we dropped anchor in the back lagoon and have been thoroughly enjoying our new surroundings.   Let’s just recap yesterday.  We awoke to birds singing and Ellie was not rocking even the slightest (we are anchored in a completely protected lagoon).  We made some tea and sa [...]

Bahia Tenacatita and the Jungle Adven...

Bahia Tenacatita and the Jungle Adventure!
We sailed in to Bahia Tenacatita and spent 4 awesome nights anchored off the sleepy beach town of La Manzanilla.  It’s a gorgeous stretch of beach lined with laid back palapas and a great friendly town packed with Canadian ex-pats and retirees.  We spent our days lounging on the boat and beach, eating street tacos (and even street pizza [...]

Gunkholing Down the Gold Coast

Gunkholing Down the Gold Coast
We sailed from Careyes to Tenacatita today and are anchored off a little beach town named La Manzanilla in Bahia Tenacatita.  I snagged a WiFi signal with our booster.  We are listening to the waves crash onshore about 80 yards from Ellie.  The sunset is magnificent with hues of pink behind grey airbrushed clouds, Here is a recap of the past [...]

Passage Notes – La Cruz to Bahi...

Passage Notes – La Cruz to Bahia Chamela
Wednesday January 8, 2014 On passage from La Cruz, Nayarit to Bahia Chamela, Jalisco, MX. We left La Cruz just before noon bound for Yelapa, just across the bay.  We made water under way.  When we arrived in Yelapa we assessed the anchoring situation but decided the swell was too large to safely overnight and we didn’t want to trust the moori [...]

Road Trip to the Town of Tequila!

Road Trip to the Town of Tequila!
Happy New Year Everyone! We just returned from a 4 day trip to the historic town of Tequila in Jalisco, MX.  We rented a car and drove 4 hours inland with our friends Doug and Elena on Island Princess.  The town of Tequila surpassed all of our expectations and we all had a great time.  For those of you who are unfamiliar, Tequila (the spirit) [...]

Latitude 38 Article About Us in the J...

Latitude 38 Article About Us in the January Edition!
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