February 2009

Travel
Bahía Concepción

Scream arrived in Bah√≠a Concepci√≥n a week ago. We've just been hanging out since then, mostly with Kalagan and Blue Moon. We have been rowing and dinghy sailing, but we haven't been swimming since Juanico a couple weeks ago. Steven wanted to come here to see the baby whales. Despite reports, we have seen no […]

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Santa Rosalia

Santa Rosalia is a small town with an harbour exclosed by an excellent breakwater. Santa Rosalia was founded by a French mining company in 1884, which gives it some unusual features like a good french bakery. The harbour has two marinas and room for about a half dozen boats to anchor in 15 feet, mud. […]

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Caleta San Juanico

We left Puerto Ballandra at dawn on the first day that was supposed to be calm. We had no wind for several hours, but the remains of a decent sea made for a bouncy motor north. The wind picked up around 11 am and flattened the seas, an we anchored in a good 20 kt […]

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Puerto Ballandra

We spent the last week hanging out in Puerto Ballandra doing boat maintenance. Ballandra is an uninhabited bay on Isla Carmen about 16 miles north east of Puerto Escondito. The bay has room for twenty boats in 20-30 feet, sand bottom. We had gale force winds a couple afternoons, but most of the days there […]

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