Month: November 2016

Isla Isabel

After leaving Mazatlan, we had a nice overnight sail to Isla Isabel.  Isla Isabel is a small island off the Pacific coast of Mexico between Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta.  It is also known as the “Galapagos of Mexico” because of the enormous number of birds that roost on the island and all of the iguanas. […]

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Double Trouble

When we pulled into the marina in Topolobampo, there was a beautiful 68 foot motor yacht in the slip adjacent to us named Kya.  We saw the owners of Kya with their adorable dog Penny on the dock and introduced ourselves.  We found out they were from Australia and their names were… Mike and Katie. […]

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Dia de Muertos

After our great trip to Copper Canyon, we were off again to Mazatlan.  Mazatlan is about 220 miles south of Topolobampo, so the passage took us 2 days.  We had light winds, but enough to let us sail most of the way.  It was a relaxing sail and we did quite well getting enough rest […]

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Copper Canyon

We left La Paz after a week of provisioning and catching up with friends and headed off to Topolobampo across the Sea of Cortez.  Unfortunately, the winds were not with us on our crossing, as we had 20 knots of wind right on the nose with 6-8 foot swells.  The boat handled it just fine, […]

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