Sailing adventures of Captain Kirk, Heidi, Tosh & Tikka...

A Day in the Life of a Hurricane Named Nora

By Heidi & Kirk | Oct 11, 2021 |

As much as we love tropical Mexico, you’re always taking your chances living in the tropics during hurricane season— which used to run June through October. But due to evolving climate change affecting seawater temperatures and weather patterns, it now extends from May through November, more than half the year. Yikes! Historically, Pacific Coast Mexico has…

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Eye-Eye Cappy!

By admin-heidi | Jul 26, 2021 |
Heidi & Kirk at Barra de Navidad Cruise-In Week 2021

Apologies for the recent radio silence. Somehow life has gotten in the way of blogging, including both of us having unexpected eye surgeries in the past few months. But let’s not get ahead of ourselves yet… when we last wrote, we were getting ready to participate in Barra’s Cruise-In week including fundraising, school and library…

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Barra de Navidad Cruise-In

By admin-heidi | Feb 20, 2021 |
Barra de Navidad

It’s been a minute since our last post… So what have we and Due West been up to lately? For starters, we’re getting ready to FUNd RACE in the Barra de Navidad Cruise-In Sailboat Regatta on February 26, and we’d like your help! While Heidi’s spent the past two months studying night and day for…

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Visiting Villa Purificación

By Heidi & Kirk | Dec 22, 2020 |
Villa-Purificacion

As this crazy year, 2020, comes to a close, we hope you’re staying WELL and still finding ways to have FUN and enjoy LIFE while socially distancing. We are grateful for Zoom and our Internet connection to be able to keep in touch with family and friends. And we’re grateful for being able to socially-isolate…

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Road Trip to PV COVID-Style

By admin-heidi | Oct 28, 2020 |

So yes, Kirk needed more of his favorite coffee, but that wasn’t the main reason for our road trip to Puerto Vallarta. While it’s a two-day sail away, it’s only about a 4-5 hour car ride—depending on the number of stops for photos of roadside attractions—like designer bus stops out in the middle of nowhere,…

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