Such Great Heights: Climbing 32′ Up the Mast

  We know, we know.  We’ve been slacking a bit on the blog writing. Rest assured though, we’ve been far from slacking when it comes to boat projects down here.  The big item at the very top of our “To-Do” list is, “Replace Necessary...

Tianguis: A Farmer’s Market Mexican Style

The smoke of pork fat and adobado dripping on mesquite coals greets us as we enter the market place of Empalme. The ice mongers yell over the roar of the cutters that turn block into cubes, and beneath that, the chatter of barter consumes all else. Tianguis is what...

What’s Next?

  Selkie’s afloat now!  That means we should be sailing off into the sunset in a few days, right?  Ahhh…we wish. Alas, now we get to move on to the other list of projects – the ones that didn’t require dry dock. This list is long as well, but now we’re...

She Floats!

At long last, Selkie is back home. For too many months now, she’s been wallowing on dry ground, a bad place for any boat, for any length of time. This morning we launched her into Bahia San Carlos and she is floating on good old salt water once again.    ...

Beulah’s Back!

  You may have sensed a bit of resentment in the last post we wrote describing our relationship with our engine. We were just going through a little rocky patch, and everything is fine now. There is no need to worry or get upset, we’ve sorted out some differences...