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

Thanksgiving

27 November 2010 | Beautiful Downtown Guaymas
Gabriellas Grandpa
As usual when I'm involved in a potluck holiday get together I tend to worry needlessly over the outcome. I'm always in charge of the meats and I don't know how many of you have had the disaster of running out of the main dish with a swarm of people to be fed.....it happened to me once a long time ago. Just like last year, there was nothing to worry about and just like last year I promised not to get that involved in the potluck again. Of course, this year the entire shindig was being produced by me with a great deal of help from Sharon on Cast Away. We had 50+ people show up with a nice mixture of the cruisers, marina employees, and various other locals.....they really like our Thanksgiving gringo food. We had 2 fresh turkeys, 1 smoked turkey, 1 smoked ham, and 1 smoked ham with pieces of garlic throughout. I can't think of anything from a traditional Thanksgiving dinner that we didn't have. Mashed potatos, scalloped potatos, stuffing, 3 or 4 kinds of veggies, fresh cranberries and jellied cranberries, different salads including a nice lobster salad, pasta, shrimp dish, apple pie, pumpkin pie, and 3 different kind of cakes. If you can't be with family, I can't think of a better Thanksgiving get together. Now it's time to get busy on the mast....maybe about a weeks worth and then it gets stepped.
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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
Yoana
reglassing crushed ama
reglassing the strut area
Port steering pulley
Starboard side steering pulley that fell off
 
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