2017 Mexico

2017 DEC – TRIP ABORTED

2017 DEC – TRIP ABORTED

Day 1 Thur – 12/14 Great excitement as I start what I think will be an exciting month of adventures.  I board the bus to Tijuana at 10:00am clutching my 2 HP outboard. Day 2 Fri – 12/15 By afternoon we reach Tijuana and I board the bus to Puerto Vallarta Day 3 Sat – […]


2017 DEC – YELAPA

2017 DEC – YELAPA

YELAPA Since being in Banderas Bay I have wanted to visit Yelapa, however, after listening to the horror stories of the other boaters I was not tempted to take my boat over. The sea shelf at Yelapa drops precipitously from 0 feet on the beach to over 300 feet deep within a few dozen yards. […]


2017 DEC – BOAT PREP… and prep… and prep

2017 DEC – BOAT PREP… and prep… and prep

December 2017 – Boat Prep I have been away 18 months and am sad to see that FASTALLEY has been left to her own devices. I did employ an expensive boat service for about a year and he sent me photos of the work he said he was doing. But the photos had a suspicious […]


2017 DEC – BACK AGAIN

2017 DEC – BACK AGAIN

Dec 14th, Thursday After 18 months away, I am finally on my way back to my boat. As each month passed I would agonize over whether I should just give up this sailing idea and sell the boat, or keep at it. I am excited to be returning now – even if it is only […]