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Denver, you can’t sail to Denver!

Things went pretty well for us on the trip to Guaymas/San Carlos in Sonora MX.  Four days/3 nights from Mazatlan, following seas (mostly) and a little sailing wind. We did have a bit of an issue with motor overheating, but … Continue reading

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WORKING our way to Guaymas, Sonora

Plans and more plans Hi all,  we are not in Puerto Vallarta anymore.  Somos en Guaymas, Sonora MX. Adios old friend Before leaving La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, we decided to invest in a dinghy.  Matte, our Walker Bay 8, by … Continue reading

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Back to Banderas bay, new dinghy, stuff

In general, things are going well: We are back in Banderas Bay near Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco.  If you have not seen “Gringo Mariachi”  yet?  Find it and watch it, it is so Mexico!  (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1239374/) New dinghy:   Woohoo the new … Continue reading

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Adjustable regulator on an internally regulated alternator…

Adjustable regulator on an internally regulated alternator… Why? You ask: After we put the LiFePO4 batteries on the boat we had to address the three charging systems: First we changed the solar charger over to a programmable controller. Second we … Continue reading

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s/v Hajime CAN carry 4 people and not be found floundering years later with all aboard mysteriously missing at sea…

Quite the title, but it works… We went up to Denver on the 4th of March 2019 to work at the USA Judo Youth Nationals and then at the Denver Spring Judo Tournaments.  It’s good to volunteer for good causes. … Continue reading

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Weather or knots…

Been pretty slow going We just been tooling around Banderas Bay, stayed a bit at Punta de Mita.  It was our first time ashore there.  It is a different little town and not at all what we expected.  When seen … Continue reading

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We been pretty mellow so far…

Whats up: Hi all, we been pretty mellow this season.  After leaving Marina Vallarta, which has really updated over the last few years, we have been over at Marina Nayarit both in the anchorage and at dock.  We went into … Continue reading

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Eight weeks in Mexico, so far – 2019

Update: We arrived in Mazatlan December 05, 2018, Jim started his residente permanente work on the 14th of December and finished after the holidays on the 10th if January 2019.  Jessica started on the 10th of Jan and is still … Continue reading

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2018 Back to Boat

Hi all, We been in Mexico since the 5th Dec 2018.  We flew American Air to Mazatlan via Phoenix this year and flight was delayed three plus hours.  So it was nice that we had rented an Airbnb at the … Continue reading

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Dojo upside down cake…

Return to boat: Jess and I are heading back to svHajime in Mazatlan on Dec 5th.  So in the spirit of “techi stuff” and getting back to blogging, I thought I would start the blog up again. Summer: Summer consisted … Continue reading

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