This IS retirement

27 November 2015 | Marina Fonatur Mazatlan
01 November 2015 | Guaymas/Fonatur Marina
30 April 2015 | La Paz City of Peace
14 April 2015 | La Cruz De Huanacaxtle
26 March 2015 | La Culebra, Colima....laguna
03 March 2015 | La Culebra, Colomilla, Isla Grande
08 February 2015 | Santiago/Manzanillo
07 January 2015 | Punta Mita
27 December 2014 | Rancho Cordova, Ca
14 December 2014 | Guaymas, Sonora, Mx.
04 December 2014 | Marina Seca Guaymas
22 November 2014 | Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico
16 November 2014 | Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico
03 May 2014 | Loreto, BCS, Mexico
21 April 2014 | Virtual marina La Paz
02 April 2014 | La Cruz de Huanacaxtle/P.V.
18 March 2014 | Barra De Navidad/Colimilla
24 February 2014 | Colimilla/La Culebra/Isla Grande
18 February 2014 | Santiago/Manzanillo
28 January 2014 | La Paz City of Peace

La Cruz

03 December 2007 | La Cruz Huanacaxtle
Gabriellas grandpa
Pulled into La Cruz yesterday afternoon after a brisk sail from Chacala. When I was rounding Punta De Mita it was blowing to 26 knots. Then about 3 or 4 miles down the bay it dropped to 4 or 5 knots so I motor-sailed the last 4 miles or so to La Cruz. There are about 12 to 15 boats anchored in the roadstead. I went ashore and was blown away by the changes. I leave for nine years and come back to a different place. What was waterfront property in front of Dos Filipes is now all fill for the new boat yard to complement the new and huge marina. I'll take pics tomorrow and post them with explanations. Judy, I took some really nice pics of Chacala and wanted to post them but my laptop 5in1 reader ate them...sorry. Gabriella, all these 1 day passages I make are filled with dolpins visiting me. Coming from Chacala I had a whale blow and surface about 30 feet off my bow. And about every 2 miles I travel a butterfly flitters around the boat...lots of butterflys in this area. I think I might not leave the Puerto Vallarta area because I found a Carl's Jr. in PV. I now know why all the Mexicans are going north..because all the gringos are migrating south along with all their conveniences.
Vessel Name: Mannasea
Vessel Make/Model: Piver 36AA Trimaran
Hailing Port: San Diego
Crew: Grumpy grandpa/Phil Perkins
About: After spending the most wonderful 5 years of my life with my grandaughter Gabriella, it's my turn to go cruising. I'll keep going as long as it's fun and if I can get rid of this nagging feeling of returning to my grandaughter..
Mannasea's Photos - This IS retirement (Main)
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My departure from Rio Vista to Mexico
Gabriella knows I
Her famous neck tugs.
Tenacatita cruise
Mom and sister
Tenacatita gang
too much Dramamine and sun
Dad..a lobster fisherman
reglassing crushed ama
reglassing the strut area
Port steering pulley
Starboard side steering pulley that fell off
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