Monthly Archives: February 2016

USCG Approves the Use of Electronic Charts

http://gcaptain.com/u-s-coast-guard-approves-use-of-electronic-charts/ Just in case you haven’t heard or this comes up in conversation at a later time. Refer to the link for the rest of the story. Sometime ago (2008?) someone on our jet ski forum asked the question, is … Continue reading

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Visit to La Ventana

Our visit to La Ventana.  Ever meet people you know you’ll possibly be friends with forever?  This now seems like the case with our boater friends David and Kenyon; who now also own property in La Ventana.  La Ventana is … Continue reading

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Flawless Internet Service

When we first arrived at marina Costa Baja all we initially knew about the wi-fi is the name and password required to log on.  And oftentimes I either heard my wife or other cruisers complaining about the spotty wi-fi internet. … Continue reading

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Bashing Towards La Paz

Bashing towards La Paz or why you need a good weather window.  

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M/V Western Flyer – 1989 41′ Defever Trawler

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La Paz Malecon Art

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Paella on a Boat

While Patti shops at a mega size Wal-Mart like Mexican chain store (Chezrous?) I walk around the store and aisles.  Today I find an authentic echo en Espana (made in Spain) paella pans.  Out of the three sizes available, I … Continue reading

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Race Day – What I do all day – Lobo Rock to the La Paz Malecon Sailboat Race

Story below: S/V Scarlet Fever This past Saturday Western Flyer served as the committee boat for the Club Cruseros sponsored sailboat race.  Start point Roca Lobos, aka Sea Lion Rock.  This start point is one mile S-SW of Punta Diablo, … Continue reading

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Next Major Project – Water Tank

Our second water tank underneath our bed is now disconnected and ready for removal and replacement. To be continued………..

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A/C Repair project

Problem:  Seawater pump not turning on so, what will happen if I don’t shut it down is that the A/C unit that is cooled by fresh flowing sea water will in a short time overheat, causing further problems. That is … Continue reading

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