July 16, 2012

Sea Turtle Rescue

This is the (true) story of how a dorado saved the life of a sea turtle…. Also published in 48° North Magazine’s September 2012 issue.   After an early morning start from Mazatlan, we headed for Puerto Vallarta. Mike was napping below and I was whiling away the time of my watch with a good book in our sunny cockpit. There wasn’t much of a breeze and just a few clouds. Being “on watch” simply means we look around every ten minutes or so, making sure we are still on course and no other vessels are in sight. Occasionally we also...
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