We left beautiful Roatan on February 19, 2016 enroute to Isla Mujeres.  We sailed with our buddy boat Orion 1.  It was a two night sail and having another boat to chat with and just be there made the crossing so much more relaxing.  Our first night was a bit rough to say the, Read More

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December 14th and were ready to leave Panama. One last trip to Colon for provisioning, a delivery of spirits from the free trade zone, a final farewell party at the marina bar and we are off.   Traveling with friends  John and Deb aboard Orion 1, we headed for the island of Providencia. John, Read More

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After a day in a very busy city, we decided to rent a car and see a little of the El Salvadorian countryside. We left San Salvador in the morning and headed for the ruins of Joya de Ceren. This is the site of a pre-hispanic farming village that was covered by a volcanic, Read More

Naturally our first trip inland would be to San Salvador the capital of El Salvador. With friends Gord and Megs from Kanilela we caught the local bus in front of the marina at 6:45. The trip to San Salvador is a hour and a half with one transfer. You have to ride these buses, Read More

Since our last post in Newfoundland we have spent two weeks in Chiapas, Mexico doing chores on the boat and enjoying time with friends from S/v Grace and s/v Kanilela. Nov. 28th and we are ready to leave Mexico.We have spent four years here. I know we will miss it. We have a lot, Read More

In early October we spent two nights with our friends Lou and Betty Briffett on their boat Lady Courageous, a 50 foot motor cruiser. We went to visit the, what is known locally as, “The Beaches”. It is located in Bloody Bay Reach in Bonavista Bay, Newfoundland. It is one of the largest Beothuk, Read More

  We left Chiapas for Quetzaltenango to do Spanish lessons on Saturday May 30 with Paul and Judy from s/v Grace and Wayne and Judy from s/v Curiositas and Josh ,the driver of the van. After an hour we were at the Guatelmalan border,  where we checked out of Mexico and into Guatelmala ., Read More

We took a trip up in the mountains to get as close as we could to the Tacana volcano. This took us on a two hour van ride up a very winding road to a town as the base of the volcano. This is as close as you can get without hiking up the, Read More

  May 4th and we are ready to leave Ixtapa but the port is closed due to breaking seas at the entrance. The following morning the seas have subsided and we set the sails for Bahia Papanoa forty miles to the South where we plan to anchor for the night. Bahia Papanoa is a, Read More

It is April 9th and we are still in Ixtapa. We have made good progress with repairs to the electronics. The new autopilot is working. We have now replaced the computer, autopilot and GPS. The equipment came with wiring that was too short for the installation on our boat. Although the equipment is now, Read More