Tag: Passport 42 sailboat

Isla Carmen Circumnavigation – Liz and Scott week

Isla Carmen Circumnavigation – Liz and Scott week

Having had no visitors to stay on the boat since the pandemic began last year, we were super excited to have guests arrange a visit. Liz and Colin were co-workers at ECM, and we all became friends while we were living in Fairfax, where Scott and Liz have a home. This was also great timing … Continue reading Isla Carmen Circumnavigation – Liz and Scott week

La Paz to Escondido (Do-over)

La Paz to Escondido (Do-over)

We spent a almost a week in La Paz, doing a bit of provisioning, but also taking advantage of access to Sergio Galindo to have our stern anchor straightened after being bent in Chacala, and making a modification to the swim ladder he had made for us previously. In addition, we decided, despite the inflated … Continue reading La Paz to Escondido (Do-over)

Back to Baja

Back to Baja

With the options of going south this year having been stymied by the pandemic, and the hurricane season fast approaching, the best option was to head back north to the Sea of Cortez for a second summer (off) season. Paradise Village Marina to La Cruz Anchorage DATE:23 May, 2021DEPARTURE:Paradise Village Marina, Nuevo VallartaARRIVAL:La Cruz de … Continue reading Back to Baja

Mazatlan to Bahía Banderas

Mazatlan to Bahía Banderas

OVERNIGHT TO MATANCHÉN DATE:18 February - 19 February, 2021DEPARTURE:Isla Piedra, Mazatlan, Sinaloa DESTINATION:Bahía Matanchén, NayaritDESTINATION LAT/LONG:21°31.254N 105°14.225WTRIP: 135.1 We headed out of the anchorage alongside Juliet with the overnight passage ahead. This turned out to be a fairly uncomfortable passage, and with just one night, neither of us felt like we got in the rhythm … Continue reading Mazatlan to Bahía Banderas

SEA OF CORTEZ LEG THREE: Bahía Concepción to Santa Rosalía

SEA OF CORTEZ LEG THREE: Bahía Concepción to Santa Rosalía

7/26/20 - Santo Domingo to Posada Concepción 8.18nm / 311.17 hrs After spending two nights at Santa Domingo we decided to venture further into Bahia Concepcion. We had heard that it is quite hot at this time of year in the bay, and they were right. We left Santa Domingo and set the  jib and … Continue reading SEA OF CORTEZ LEG THREE: Bahía Concepción to Santa Rosalía

SEA OF CORTEZ LEG TWO – Puerto Escondido to Bahía Concepción

SEA OF CORTEZ LEG TWO – Puerto Escondido to Bahía Concepción

7/14/2020 - Puerto Escondido to Puerto Balandra, Isla Carmen 15nm / 299.6 The wind was fairly light, but we managed to sail about half the way, taking advantage of a favourable SOG despite the low boat speed.  Motored into pretty Puerto Balandra, and the only boat there.  Colin enjoyed the bay on the SUP, and … Continue reading SEA OF CORTEZ LEG TWO – Puerto Escondido to Bahía Concepción

Bilge pumps, high-water alarm, cockpit table, Monitor Windvane, Liferaft

Bilge pumps, high-water alarm, cockpit table, Monitor Windvane, Liferaft

We have been knocking items off the to-do list over the past few weeks: Bilge Pumps The new Beta Marine engine made getting the bilge pumps, which are way, way down there underneath the engine, very difficult to access. They were both attached to the same steel 'stick', seated in the bilge, but needed the … Continue reading Bilge pumps, high-water alarm, cockpit table, Monitor Windvane, Liferaft