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  • July7, 2020-We have a Gecko Which Likes Bananas

    wingssail images-fredrick roswold Gecko Visits me at the Chart Table We have a Gecko onboard Wings. He/she has been here for months and we see it often, just about anywhere on the boat. We actually love this little gecko and we’re quite happy it stays with us. Lately it has More

  • July 1, 2020-Coming Home

    wingssail images-fredrick roswold Hanging out at Punta de Mita For eight days Wings lay at anchor in the lee of Punta de Mita, protected from the prevailing westerly winds and also from the shifts to WSW, which happened regularly, but not from true SW winds. Those blew right into the More

  • June 21, 2020-They Paved Paradise and put up Punta de Mita

    wingssail images-fredrick roswold Judy Reading-At Pta Mita We are again anchored at Punta de Mita. It is a nice place and is the most suitable anchorage for the westerly to northwesterly winds we’re getting on this coast right now. In a southerly it would not be our choice. It’s nice More

  • June 7, 2020-Something is Happening

    Credit to Stephan Stills We’ve had a little bit of southerly in the weather these last few days. Never mind, it was expected and we’re in the perfect anchorage for it, tucked under the bluffs behind a nice high point of land where the water is smooth and the holding More

  • May 29, 2020-Sometime After Midnight

    wingssail images-fredrick roswold Wings in Boca de Tomatlan Sometime after midnight the wind came down the mountain and breathed softly on the bay where Wings lay anchored. The boat turned to face the breeze and swung into deeper water. That set off the alarm. I woke and rolled off the More

  • Totem’s interim normal

    A new rhythm patterns our secluded life as Totem floats off the cinder-strewn cone of Isla Coronados. Calling this the new normal feels premature, but it’s an interim normal with the a heartening return of an anticipatory routine. For all that our world is built on adapting to new situations, Click here for full post: […] More

  • May 17, 2020-Cruising Closer to Home

    wingssail images-fredrick roswold Judy Sailing The need to get moving and get to the next place is an itch which has to be scratched. It doesn’t matter how nice it is where you already are, you still wonder about the next place. It doesn’t matter how many pictures you’ve seen More

  • April 26, 2020-Wild Cleofas

    wingssail images-fredrick roswold Raising Cleofas At sun-up we raised the island, tall and silent, and shrouded in clouds. “That could be Tahiti.” But, of course, it wasn’t. The old sailor and his wife were sailing northward in the Sea of Cortez not westward across the Pacific. Each year as the More

  • April 26, 2020-Well, That was Fast

    wingssail images-fredrick roswold Buenos días Capitán, We are the Mexican Navy We’d planned to spend a month or more away from civilization, away from people and boats; away from the Internet. We went to The Marias Islands, hoping the authorities would let us stay, or just leave us alone. For More

  • Feb 16, 2020-La Cruz Art Murals

    wingssail images-fredrick roswold Mural in La Cruz We went for an art walk on the streets of La Cruz to photograph the fantastic murals which have just been painted as part of the Cuidad Murals project. Amazing! We ended the day at Octopus’ Garden to watch Parasite Check out all More

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