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February 4, 2013

Anatomy of an Overnight Passage

This is a play-by-play account of our short overnight passage from Tenacatita to Banderas Bay. It seems like blogs are always about destinations so I thought I would share real-time how we spend 30 hours at sea. This passage was a bit tricky as it involved the rounding of a cape – Cabo Corrientes at the south end of Banderas Bay. All weather forecasts suggested benign conditions and favorable winds. Here is what really happened. SATURDAY 0400 We’re at anchor in Tenacatita and I can’t sleep. I grab a headlamp and start reading my book. Mike wakes up 10 minutes...
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