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Spring push north


The Seawind err, Multihull rally in Puerto Escondido was calling, making the push north necessary. Two new crew members would be joined me for the trip, Sabrina and Jess. Both had been traveling for the past nine months, in separate but with shockingly similar itineraries, visiting South-East Asia, Central America, and now Mexico. And both women were ending their long…

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A Caleta Partida adventure day


This was a big day, after having such a fun time last year swimming with the sea lions on Isla Islotes it was a must stop. It would be a bit more interesting since there were only two of us aboard and a 50+ foot depth. The decision was for us to take turns snorkeling and Vicki took the first…

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A jewel of the Sea of Cortez – San Francisquito


We really enjoyed San Francisquito. I mean really what isn’t to enjoy? Great fishing, check! Great snorkeling, check! Good hiking, check! Dolphins, check! Anchorage slot at San Francisquito There is a narrow slot in the bay of San Francisquito, which is a perfect place to wait out strong winds. Lucky for us the weather was calm since the slot was…

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Snorkeling in Bahia Puerto Balandra


We stopped over in Balandra for a few days before the final, short hop into La Paz. This is home to the famous, and somewhat underwhelming, feature “Mushroom” rock. As it often the case it was smaller that expected and was rebuilt a number of years ago after it collapsed. Still it was something to check off the list. We…

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The energizer bunny that is Vicki


We had a beautiful sunrise our final day in Los Frailes. Our last day in Los Frailes, I decide to not scuba dive but Vicki was still keen to give it a go. So I dinghied her in to shore and walked with her to the road. With all of her dive gear walking to Cabo Pulmo was out of…

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