Cisnecito Around the World

Who: Julie and Chris Mays
Port: Newport, RI
02 February 2008 | Newport Beach, California
29 January 2008 | Newport Beach, CA
27 January 2008 | Balboa Yacht Club, California
25 January 2008 | San Diego, California
23 January 2008 | Mission Bay, California
20 January 2008 | Public Docks, San Diego
18 January 2008 | Shelter Island, San Diego
18 January 2008 | San Diego, California
17 January 2008 | United States/Mexico Border
17 January 2008 | Ensenada, Mexico
17 January 2008 | Ensenada Mexico
17 January 2008 | Ensenada, Mexico
16 January 2008 | Ensenada, Mexico
16 January 2008 | Ensenada, Mexico
14 January 2008 | Sacramento Reef, Baja California
14 January 2008 | Islas San Benitos
12 January 2008 | Islas San Benitos
12 January 2008 | Islas San Benitos
12 January 2008 | 60 Miles West of Turtle Bay
10 January 2008 | 130 Miles South of Cedros Island

We Survived the Gulf of Tehuantepec

09 November 2007 | Gulf of Tehuantepec, Mexico
Chris
We made it across without too much hassle. The wind finally came up and we zipped across the Boca de Tonala and Boca de San Francisco Shoals. We had 25 to 30 knots on a close reach with boat speeds between 8-10knots. It was a long day pulling and shaking reefs and trying to keep our speed up and not get too far from shore. We only passed one other yacht going the other way. After 3 weeks of gales preventing any boats from crossing we thought there would be more boats heading south. As we headed in to Salina Cruz on the far side of the Gulf we decided to anchor in Bahia Conejo (rabbit bay...i think) instead of pushing through to Huatulco. We hussled in to the bay as it was getting dark and dropped the hook in 30 feet of water as the surf on shore sounded louder than we would feel comfortable any closer. Anyways we were glad to have crossed the Gulf of Tehantepec as it is just one more challenge completed that is necessary before we can get home to California.
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Vessel Name: Cisnecito
Vessel Make/Model: Swan 46 MkII
Hailing Port: Newport, RI
Crew: Julie and Chris Mays
Extra: After three years of freezing in New York, we decided to give up our corporate careers to set sail on the opportunity of a lifetime...
Home Page: http://www.cisnecito.com/
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Who: Julie and Chris Mays
Port: Newport, RI