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Parrots, monkeys and a lot of wind, oh my!

Posted on: Friday, March 20th, 2009 in: Trip Logs

Isla Meanguera, in the Gulf of Fonseca, was a great stop, our first calm anchorage after a couple days of rolling around. Each day we anchored to get away from the south swell and breeze but then the wind would shift to an easterly at 3am with wide open fetch bouncing us awake. So we […]

Gulf of Fonseca

Posted on: Tuesday, March 17th, 2009 in: Trip Logs

First surfing and then bashing over a bar twice in two weeks is twice too often. This compared to other boats arriving at Bahia del Sol who had weenie four-foot seas. Guess we were the lucky ones; we get a better story out of the deal. We had tried to leave last Saturday but we […]

They come in threes

Posted on: Saturday, March 14th, 2009 in: Cruising Notes, Uncategorized

We had planned on departing El Salvador Thursday or Friday but as every cruiser knows you can never bank on a departure or arrival date.  We were offered a ride into town on Friday for one last shopping trip and voila! our departure date was moved to high tide today, Saturday.  We all awoke early […]