Due West Adventures

The sailing adventures of Captain Kirk & Heidi, Tosh and Tikka Hackler . . .

11 October 2017 | Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
16 September 2017 | Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
29 June 2017 | Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, MX
26 May 2017 | Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, MX
07 April 2017 | Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, MX
26 February 2017 | Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, MX
30 January 2017 | La Cruz, Nayarit, MX
24 December 2016 | Banderas Bay, Mexico
20 December 2016 | Banderas Bay
27 November 2016 | La Paz, B.C.S. Mexico
14 November 2016 | Bahia San Carlos Mexico
17 October 2016 | San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico
30 September 2016 | San Javier, B.C.S.
25 September 2016 | Puerto Escondido, B.C.S Mexico
12 September 2016 | Puerto Escondido, B.C.S Mexico
04 September 2016 | Nopolo Norte - Loreto
12 August 2016 | La Paz, Baja California Sur

Agua Verde to Bahia Candeleros

30 June 2016
Agua Verde is one of the most favorite and popular anchorages in the Sea of Cortez, and with good reason. It's been on our radar for years as our favorite Seattle restaurant is named Agua Verde, after this beautiful bay and fishing pueblo. See photos of this beautiful area in our photo gallery.

Agua Verde is also well known for its goat dairy, and fresh goat cheese and yoghurt can be bought at the one-and-only local tienda. The sea caves, sea birds and tropical fish in this area are also incredible. We hope to return again on our way south.

On to Bahia Candeleros and the large Villa del Palmar resort to use the free wifi (for Heidi's work!) and cool off in their pool. Did we mention it's HOT here? and Humid? Who knew the desert could be so humid? 80% humidity in the mornings, usually tapering off to 40% by late afternoon. We've been swimming a LOT, sans cats!

Soon we'll continue on to Puerto Escondido, Loreto and the nearby islands. Meanwhile, be sure to check out our photos here.
Comments
Vessel Name: Due West
Vessel Make/Model: Passport 40
Hailing Port: Seattle, WA
Crew: Captain Kirk & Heidi Hackler + Tosh & Tikka
About:
Captain Kirk grew up sailing on Lake Washington and has been boating his whole life. He has been racing sailboats for about 40 years, including two Vic-Maui races (from Victoria, BC to Maui, Hawaii), one in 1990, and the other on Due West in 1996. [...]
Extra:
You can see pix of our boat here: Due West Interior Photos and in the Photo Gallery. Our racing friends call us "The [...]
Home Page: http://svduewest.com
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