March 2, 2010

At anchor Calla de Campos – Small, shallow, quiet anchorage. Good restful night. Will look at fixing Nav lights forward and sump pump switch

Forward Nav Light bulb burned out – PN # Aqua Signal 2P D1404 3218 12V 25W 30cd

February 23, 2010

Oven mercury switch and thermostat broke. Sealed main burner and pilot ports at thermostat with co-ax weather-proofing. Also sealed thermostat input at manifold. Tested.. holds pressure with all burners off. Oven will not work (ever).

February 5, 2010

0800 – Preparing for Sail Fest parade. After I do Net Control , we’ll pick up 3 passengers – Roger & Meg Jones and Bridgette and motor sail to Ixtapa and back.

1730 – Anchored. Lovely day, saw dolphins, rendered Honors to Capitana del Puerto ( whistle a good idea, adds “snazz”) Passengers were a touch queasy, but conditions were near perfect.

January 18, 2010

After 4 days in Las Hadas, it is time for the final leg to Zihuatenajo. Water, fuel, battery all full. Departure planned for 8AM

10:30 Water Hi Temp alarm sounded. Inspection revealed pump pulley failed (separated from shaft) Sailing back to Hadas.

17:20 Back at anchor

January 12, 2010

Tenecatita Bay – Quiet waters, dolphins, about a dozen cruising boats at the Las Iguanas anchorage. 9AM Chan 22 cruisers net Will try for jungle dinghy trip this afternoon. Flies – no mosquitoes yet. Possible thunderstorms next few days. TelCel coverage.