Southward Bound

20 July 2016 | Steinbach
23 January 2016 | Mazatlan
19 January 2016 | Mazatlan
13 January 2016 | Mazatlan
07 January 2016 | Mazatlan
12 December 2015 | Mazatlan
24 November 2015 | Mazatlan
20 November 2015
18 November 2015
07 November 2015 | Mazatlan
25 October 2015 | False Creek
24 October 2015 | Stevenston Marina
24 October 2015
14 October 2015
13 May 2015
17 November 2014 | San Diego CA
09 September 2014 | Newport Or
02 September 2014 | Astoria OR
22 August 2014 | Port Angeles WA
17 August 2014 | Viscotia B.C.

Afloat Again

23 January 2016 | Mazatlan
Once again we are back in the water and in our slip in the marina. The lift today was a good one and the paint held well. During the last 11 days we stayed in the "Bungalows Mar Sol". An extremely clean place run by a Mexican woman who really kept an eye on her staff. She even had one of the workers trying to get the oil from a car off the driveway. There was also a contingent of Canadians who stay there for the winter months. A really good group of people and as we found out...we were the babies as far as our ages!
As far as our next move, we will get the boat in shape the next few days, do a major provision, insure all systems are working well and head south. Where we end up will be any ones guess including ours! It sure feels good being back in the water and looking forward to getting off the dock soon!
Vessel Name: Solastra
Vessel Make/Model: Pan Oceanic/Sea Star 46
Hailing Port: Winnipeg Manitoba Canada
Crew: Dean & Lynn Ducharme
About: Dean & Lynn fell in love with sailing while on a "Windjammer Barefoot" cruise. Since 1990 we have owned 3 sail boats, taken lessons and are currently preparing "Solastra" for a southern journey. Now retired, we eagerly await the beginning of our adventure.
Extra: This adventure begins in the middle of our dream. It would be difficult to start from the beginning. Join us now as we prepare to embark on an adventure that we are sure, will be full of suprises.
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The Crew

Who: Dean & Lynn Ducharme
Port: Winnipeg Manitoba Canada