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15:10 anchor down @ Las Frailes (baja) – Engine died 3 hours out (water in Racor) bilge pump also failed. Buddy boated w/ Endure, he lost auto-pilot. JC and I pooped out – crashing early
In slip – Marina Mazatlan
09:45 23 16.27N 106 27.25W
Eng hours 2691.9. Oil and filter changed. Transmission lvl checked – OK. Coolant OK
- Clean off outside of engine
- Clean crank case breather
- Clean air filter
- Check packing gland
- check all hoses
- Check compessor / tune up
- clean Racor bowel / replace filter
Departed Punta Mita 0430, dropped anchor in Matanchen Bay 14:30. Uneventful motor sail with S/V Endure
Moved from La Cruz marina to open anchorage yesterday morning. Total of 9 nights spent in marina. Got windlass fixed (I hope) – cost 2,400 peso.
JC did some sail work and earned 500 peso (yaa!) Monday (3/29) we’ll head north, weather permitting.
Anchored @ Santiago Beach, West of Manzanillo Much less crowded than the harbor at Las Hadas. Good Wi-Fi, flat water. Six other boats here. Loks like a ship wreck to explore just SW of here.
Seabear Lat 19 6.45N Long 104 23.70W