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

SUPER flat water

17 December 2007 | Barra De Navidad
Gabriellas grandpa
After spending a couple very nice days in Tenacatita I decided to set up housekeeping in Barra De Navidad so I can settle in for Christmas and get the repairs to my deck finished. It was a pleasant motor boat ride (3hours) to Barra. I cruised by the anchorage at Melaque and found it to be quite nice with just one boat in there, but no wifi. It's only about 1 1/2 miles to the entrance at Barra and over to Barra I went. I almost forgot how immaculate the grounds of the Grand Bay Hotel were. This is truly a 5 star hotel. I cruised by the attached marina of the Grand Bay Hotel and could see dollars floating around in the water....What a site. Out to the anchorage and I tucked in way in the back because I will be running my construction type genset tok affect repairs on the boat and don't want to upset any of my fellow cruisers. I did I mention how FLAT it is in here. This morning on the local radio net the French baker came on announcing the different areas he was approaching and speaking in a perfect french accent...How decadent is this...He's running around in a boat selling french pastries. Times a changing.
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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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