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Small weather window for a crossing to Mazatlan


There was a 36-48 hour window to sneak across the sea before the next blow. Seeing as the coming wind was forecast to last for nine days we needed this window to work. Originally the plan was to stay one night in Playa Bonanza and then scoot down to Bahia Muertos, but with the wind in the low twenties the…

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Boisterous Playa Bonanza on Isla Espiritu


We knew the waves and wind would make for a fun passage from Isla San Francisco to Playa Bonanza, so there wasn’t much of surprise as we got out of the wind shadow and into the full force of the boisterous conditions. I’d call it 6-8 foot tightly packed seas but hey at least they were somewhat following. We were…

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