"Last night was the night! We flew the spinaker and the jib wing on wing and reach our maximum speed (over 6 knots). And since tuna like speed...
Now, we are doing some internet in a resort in Manzanillo and will depart for Zihuatanejo before…"
"After a nice stop at Isla Isabella, we made it to La Cruz (Baja Banderas) this morning! Nice sailing! Crew is learning very quickly! We had our engine stopping right when we arrived at the fuel dock this morning and docked like pro! Now, we spend…"
"What a nice crossing of the Sea of Cortez! We sailed almost all the way with a limited use of the engine. We swam along the boat in the middle of the sea while it was becalmed. We enjoyed all different conditions of sailing from perfect light…"
"This morning, waking up and doing breakfast with a crew of 5 was pretty funny! We lift anchor at 0845 and after a short briefing about how to move safely on the boat, we sailed the jib! On the way back to the boatyard, the crew was briefed about…"
"At last, we got in the water around 1730 this afternoon, since the yard owner disapeared all morning and when he came back, it was too late for the tide! I was litterally going crazy so we borrowed a car and went to town for lunch and a last run of…"
"Today, we were suppose to get in the water and I beleived it until 5 PM since they attach our shaft to the transmission first thing in the morning
So we spent the morning putting back the boat together: table hinge, floor boards, stairs...
"Bottom paint finished today (we needed to have the support of the boat moved to paint under). Since the yard is done with doing fibrerglass around the new strut, we spent most of the day to clean the mess left behind. Still waiting for the propeller…"
"This morning, two of us are gone to town for provisioning, Matt is still working on the table hinge and other parts of the floor and I just did set up the SPOT so you can follow our progress on a map…"
"First full crew dinner tonight with the traditional secret initiation!
The boat as been totally sanded by Matt and then pressured washed again. I finally got a ride to bring back our dinky and started to repair the rotten transom. We also unjammed…"
"Today, I finish sanding, I cleaned every spot with thinner, I gave two coats of primer on each spot and on the cracks and I started sanding again. While the paint was drying, I helped the boatyard owner in a snorkeling operation that was pretty fun.…"
"Today I almost finish to sand the bottom of the boat.
With the dust from the blue bottom paint, Mrs Pink Block transformed herself in Smurfette:
So I went in the water a littlebit to rince the dust off and to test our kayak. The fiberglass repair is…"
"Today, I swabed the deck and cleaned the cockpit. I put out all bed cushions under the sun and desinfect every bed area to welcome the crew in a moldfree(r) environment! I also finished the fiberglass job on the kayak and start scraping the paint…"
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