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  • November 26, 2019 La Cruz Social Events

    The busy social life we fall into each year in La Cruz is in full swing. Of course we’ll be sailing a lot now that sailing season is here and have already started that, and there is pool Volley Ball, and Mexican train Dominos. More on these later. But there More

  • November 20, 2019-Racing Season is Upon Us Again

    Racing season is just kicking off here in Mexico; the temps are coming down from barely tolerable to wonderful and the air-conditioner is about to be stowed. We’ve taken the solar panels and the last load of cruising equipment to the storage locker, loaded the racing sails and bent on More

  • Book Review: “blogging for writers”

    this is a post about a book thus it’s called…a book review.  This afternoon I’m reviewing “blogging for writers” by Robin Houghton and published by The Ilex Press.  It’s copywrited in 2014 and comes in at just over 172 pages…with full color and pictures inside the insider stories in the More

  • October 15, Visiting Family and Boat Work

    wingssail images-fredrick roswold Saquoia, Josh, and Ashley wingssail images-judy jensen Sewing a big sail It’s been a busy couple of months since we got back from our cruise this year. Time flys. People ask, “What have you been up to? Are you OK? We haven’t seen a blog entry!” OK, More

  • Don’t Get Scammed, Make Your Donation Count (Hurricanes, Fires & Other Natural Disasters)

    When a tragic hurricane or other disaster leaves thousands in dire need, we want to help. But, what if our donations don’t actually help? See The Full Story At: Don’t Get Scammed, Make Your Donation Count (Hurricanes, Fires & Other Natural Disasters) Click here for full post: https://www.gonewiththewynns.com/scammed-donation-natural-disasters Twitter: @the_wynns YouTube: gonewiththewynns Instagram: the_wynns More

  • Cruising relationships are different

    Familiar names come into focus on the hulls of sailboats as Jamie and I walk along the gravelly hardstand rows. It’s like seeing old friends after the space of time and distance; variations in the gap bring recollections for some in a heartbeat, others in just a few beats more. Click here for full post: […] More

  • August 8, 2019- Re-Entry

    It was more like a space voyage than a cruise; we hardly ever left the capsule. wingssail images-judy jensen Easy Sailing After finally hitting escape velocity in May, and breaking free from the gravitational pull of Banderas Bay we travelled south to the Coasta Alegra (“Happy Coast”) which includes places More

  • We Inspire People?!?

    This morning something happened – something really strange and really nice, at the same time. We had First Mate’s cousin, Terri, and her captain, Kurt, text us today telling us that he has been so inspired by our story and what we are doing, that he is quitting his job and moving aboard to ready […] More

  • July 22, Frozen Beer Headaches

    wingssail images-judy jensen This beer won’t pour I didn’t get a headache from drinking frozen beer; it’s from trying to keep the beer from getting frozen in the first place. We have a new refrigerator. New insulation, new liner, new compressor, new evaporator, new thermostat. It worked great for a More

  • July 14, 2019-Back to Barra

    wingssail images-fredrick roswold Tucked in at Tenacatita We spent a couple of few weeks bouncing back and forth between Tenacatita and La Manzanilla, going to Tenacatita if the winds were forecast to be northerly, and over to La Manzanilla if they were forecast southerly. The problem is that neither anchorage More

  • July 2, 2019-Blast of Wind in La Manzanilla

    wingssail images-fredrick roswold Anchored in La Manzanilla The blast of wind hit at 04:30 am. Judy and I were both up in a flash. We raced up the ladder onto the deck into the overwhelming noise of the canvas flogging, the rigging screeching, and the staccato on the backstay of More

  • June 26, 2019-Evening in Tenacatita

    Tonight we are, as my friend Jim Watson would say, “tucked in”. We’re behind an un-named headland in Tenacatita Bay. “Tucked in” means being as far back behind the point at you can get so as to obtain the most protection possible for any kind of wind which might arise More

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