San Juanico & Puerto Ballandra

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An early morning rise promised an International Space Station sighting as we motored over to San Juanico, an anchorage that was very disappointing to us earlier. The ISS passed by as expected and aside from some minor slaloming between shrimp boats our exit out of Punta Chivato to San Juanico was pretty uneventful. Unlike our last […]

Anchored in San Carlos

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We said goodbye to Marina San Carlos and, with Don from SV Windcharmer providing muscle, safely pulled out of our tight slip and motored into the Bahia to anchor. It’s quite different out here, just a quarter mile away from the marina. It’s cooler and there’s a weather phenomenon that brings regular afternoon breezes. We’re so […]

Bahía Concepción

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July, 2016 – After leaving Isla Coronado we headed towards Bahía Concepción and El Burro cove, where Geary holds his annual Fourth of July BBQ. It’s a long trip and would require an overnight stop in San Juanico. On the way we spotted Orcas about a half mile out. We watched them through binoculars for […]

Isla Coronado

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After leaving Puerto Escondito we briefly anchored in front of the nearby town of Loreto to reprovision. At two hours round trip, we were impressively quick. We also bought way too much food and had too many heavy bags to carry back to the boat. Scott filled his comically large backpack full of beer and beans and was buckling […]

Agua Verde

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We left San Evaristo towards Agua Verde, motoring because there’s so little wind. After we dropped the anchor, backed down, and attached our snubbers, I heard what sounded like a sarcastic “hello”. I turned around to see a man standing on the bow of his catamaran about 450 feet away, with arms akimbo, also known […]