North American Tour 2017-2019

From Portland, OR through Panama Canal to East Coast of USA and back via Caribbean, Panama Canal, and Hawaii

08 January 2018 | Chiapas, Mexico
08 January 2018 | Chiapas, Mexico
03 January 2018 | Huatulco, Mexico
01 January 2018 | Huatulco, Mexico
31 December 2017 | On the way to Huatulco, Mexico
31 December 2017 | On the way to Huatulco, Mexico
29 December 2017 | Acapulco, Mexico
28 December 2017 | Acapulco, Mexico
26 December 2017 | On the way to Acapulco, Mexico
25 December 2017 | Zihuatanejo, Mexico
19 December 2017 | Zihuatanejo, Mexico
19 December 2017 | Zihuatenejo, Mexico
12 December 2017 | Barra de Navidad, Mexico
11 December 2017 | Tenacatita Bay, Mexico
09 December 2017 | Tenacatita Bay, Mexico
08 December 2017 | Careyes, Mexico
07 December 2017 | Chemela, Mexico
05 December 2017 | Punta de Mita, Mexico
01 December 2017 | Puerto Vallarta, Mx
21 November 2017 | Puerto Vallarta, Mx

New Year's Eve in Puerto Escondito

31 December 2017 | On the way to Huatulco, Mexico
George Stonecliffe
Rather than spend another night out at sea, we pulled in to Puerto Escondito about 50 miles short of Huatulco. The day had been one surprise after another: spinner dolphins pod, long-nosed striped dolphins pod, spotted dolphins pod, numerous individual sea turtles floating along, two different types of sea snake on the surface, numerous flying sea rays, and lots of sea birds. As we anchored at sunset, we heard cheering from the beaches, and noticed 15 sky divers making their way down to the beaches, ending with a death- defying fall the last 100 feet to the ground. Sue had noticed the 'green flash' as the sun disappeared. She thought the cheers from the beaches were for the flash. Fireworks are going off sporadically through the evening in celebration for the change of year. Happy New Year, and have a strong start and solid experience for you and yours!
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Vessel Name: Julia Max
Vessel Make/Model: 45' Passport/Peterson Custom Ketch
Hailing Port: Portland, Oregon, USA
Crew: George and Sue Stonecliffe
About: Float Plan: July 1, 2017 Leave Portland, OR; head south along US West Coast; leave San Diego 10/29/17 with Baja Ha-ha Rally; go through Panama Canal 3/2018; Florida 6/2018; NYC and Rhode Island 7/2018; Chesapeake Bay 9/2018; Caribbean 11/2018; Panama Canal 3/2019; Hawaii 7/2019; home 10/2019
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