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  • Isla Coronado

    If there’s one thing that sailing adventures thus far have taught us, it’s that some places are simply destined to leave a mark on your heart. Isla Coronado, a hidden gem in the vast expanse of Mexico’s coastal beauty, is one such place that made not only our fifth wedding anniversary but also our 2023 […] More

  • September 10, 2023-Heiko and Martina Cook Dinner

    wingssail images fredrick roswold Heiko and Martina on Wings My neighbors at the marina are a German couple named Heiko and Martina. Right now they are doing work on their boat in the boat yard. I walked over to see how they are doing. Taking off years of old bottom More

  • V-Cove, Our Own Slice of Paradise

    Escondido – V Cove Well, Honeymoon cove on Isla Danzante sounded great in theory, but we were immediately swarmed by bees and I received my very first jellyfish stings when I jumped in the water to snorkel – baptized by sting. Kessel was the first to pull the hook and leave, but once dried off we were […] More

  • September 3, 2023-Sailing With Salomé and Ben and Martina

    Salomé has been helping me work on Wings and we went sailing a couple of weeks ago. Now her boyfriend Ben has arrived and we decided to go sailing again so he can see what it is like.We also invited Martina, my neighbor and her boyfriend Hike, (but he declined). More

  • September 2, 2023 Hiking to Las Animas

    wingssail images-fredrick roswold The leaders wait for us to cross the water Catalina Liana and Mike Danielson celebrate her birthday with, what else? A hike. They love to hike the trail from Bocas de Tomatlan to Playa Las Animas, have some cold beveriges and lunch there and take a panga More

  • Agua? Verde. 

    Nestled along the shores of the enchanting Sea of Cortez in Baja California Sur, Mexico, lies Agua Verde. Far away from the bustling tourist hotspots, this charming coastal village welcomes intrepid travelers seeking an authentic Mexican experience in a serene and unspoiled setting. It’s a place where time seems to slow down, and worries dissipate […] More

  • August 21, 2023-I can sail again

    wingssail images fredrick roswold I can sail again I can sail again. I know now.  For the last three months I have been afraid of how it would feel to sail Wings without Judy, so I avoided that. The boat sat in the slip, unused, since coming back from Yelapa, in More

  • Isla San Francisco

    Located off the eastern coast of the Baja California Peninsula in Mexico, Isla San Francisco is known for its untouched wilderness. The post Isla San Francisco appeared first on Sailing Avocet. Click here for full post: Instagram: @svavocet More

  • Leaving La Cruz (for REAL This Time)

    Leaving La Cruz was tough but with a working engine and hurricane season on our heels we were at peace with our decision. The post Leaving La Cruz (for REAL This Time) appeared first on Sailing Avocet. Click here for full post: Instagram: @svavocet More

  • Perkins, Crocodiles and Massages

    Chris’s legs were dangling above the pit that once held our Perkins engine, debating his next move while painted in oil, diesel, sweat and dirt. His phone was in his right hand on speaker-phone while his left hand collected various dirty towels and tools around him. His brother, Jon, was on the phone weighing in […] More

  • July 19, 2023-Old Photographs

    wingssail images fredrick roswold Judy  I started a project about two weeks ago which was probably ill advised: I’m going through old photo albums scanning the old photographs. Sounds dumb, huh? Well I had my reasons. But I say it was ill advised because it is painful. When you are More

  • Back in La Cruz (and the rebuild of our Perkins 4.108)

    Here We Go Again For us, it was like being back in the trenches; Chris head down into our bilge, covered in oil and diesel while swearing like a sailor… which I suppose was appropriate. It was our first day back in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle after limping our way from Isla Isabel where our […] More

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