From a Dog’s View……

Mom and Dad don’t allow me crawl up and get my muddy paws on the keyboard, but I’ve got them distracted this afternoon so I’m writing up a quick post. The nausea was going to be the death of me, and Mom had surely noticed that. She scoured for more...

Tender Thoughts…Will My Dinghy Work In Mexico?

We have a conundrum. We have two big tenders and only one little sailboat.  The tender, or dinghy if you will, is the workhorse on a cruising boat.  We’ll fish from her, shuttle provisions in her, and explore the coastlines and shallows in her, so we want her to...

Our Very Own Hole In The Water

“A Boat is but a hole in the water in which to throw your money” – every sailor that’s ever lived   Okay, it’s time to get down to brass tacks.  All romanticizing aside, Selkie is a 50 year old sailboat, and so will require some...

Weather in the Sea of Cortez

One of the reasons we decided to begin our journey in the Sea of Cortez was the fact that it is a protected body of water.  The Sea is narrow, 700 miles long and between 30 and 150 miles wide, protected from the full fury of the Pacific by the Baja Peninsula.  That...

That Naked Guy On Our Last Post

Some of you may be wondering who that naked guy blowing the conch shell was on our last post. Well, after much back and forth, we decided to go ahead and commission a sculptor to capture my physical form in bronze to display at the wedding. I think he kinda skimped on...