Monthly Archives: March 2015

Sailing into a fairytale: Las Hadas Resort & Marina

January/February 2015 We weighed anchor at 2:30 am and when dawn came, we watched the sunrise together. And it was spectacular. The fusion of tropical oranges and juicy reds was breathtaking, leaving no question as to how the popular cocktail tequila sunrise had acquired its name. Light-air sailing and long-line nailing The day’s conditions were […]
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Whales, sails, and getting back on the horse

January 2015 Our time in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle had lasted weeks longer than we’d anticipated as we worked to tackle a number of repairs, and as much as we liked the charming little town, we both had very, very itchy feet. A whale tail goodbye Hauling up our anchor and setting forth on a […]
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GUESTBOOK: Reflections from Gail

December 2014/January 2015 Neil’s mom, Gail, joined us for 10 wonderful days between Christmas and early days of the new year. She sailed 200 miles with us down the coast of Mexico between Mazatlán and Banderas Bay. She sailed the longest distance of anyone yet, and she was our first guest to sail an overnight […]
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gastronoSEA: La Ballena Blanca, La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Mexico

January 2015 GASTRONOMY: The art or activity of cooking and eating fine food; the art or science of good eating. gastronoSEA: The art of eating well while cruising and of exploring the world’s eateries by sailboat. La Ballena Blanca For nearly two weeks, Neil and I walked passed the corner of Langosta and Tiburón almost […]
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Life in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle

January 2015 Loving La Cruz La Cruz has a large and well-established cruising community. The area is lush and beautiful, complete with many merits that sailors find enticing: beautiful scenery and consistent afternoon winds for sailing, islands nearby for snorkeling and diving, good food, and a kind local community. It also boasts a remarkable music […]
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