Getting Off The Dock

So, backtracking a bit from our last post, let’s revisit the first hour of the journey, perhaps the scariest one, after we cast off the mooring lines in San Carlos. We headed for the fuel dock at the marina, so we could top off our freshwater tank, and after about 10...

We Made the Crossing!

For those of you that may have been worried, let us allay your fears. We have made it to that beautiful peninsula of land they call Baja California. The crossing of the northern Sea of Cortez was grand, but our journey was not without tribulation. We made long...

Nacapule Canyon: It’s Not All About The Ocean

  Last week, we took our second trip into the confines of Nacapule Canyon, one of Sonora’s finest natural wonders. It’s a high walled canyon with dry arroyo in the bottom, but running water towards the top, which is a very rare thing indeed in the...

Spearfishing the Sea

After a few unsuccessful outings, we brought home the bacon at last. And by bacon, I mean a Gulf Opaleye (Girella simplicidens)and a Mexican Hogfish (Lachnolaimus maximus). We dove in the cool waters, Katie with Hawaiian sling and I with speargun in hand, and we set...

And We’re Off!!

The day has finally arrived!  After all the planning, scrimping and saving.  After all the meticulous boat research, shopping, and survey work.  After the grueling 3 months of boat projects in the 100 degree sun and 99% humidity.  After some (although not quite...