The Aftermath of a Hurricane

Last night we got just a little taste of the edge of Hurricane Paul. Yesterday found us hunkering down and preparing the boat for hurricane force winds, just in case Paul veered from its projected path and decided to come our way. As it turned out, we experienced...

What Happened to Sippin’ Mai Tais?

Hurricane Miriam barrels our way as I write. She is expected to hit the Baja peninsula on Saturday morning, albeit by that time, likely only as a tropical depression. What she does after that is anyone’s guess. Hopefully we’ll get the two breezy (20-30 knots) and...

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...