MY RETURN TO SAILORS RUN IN BAHIA CARAQUEZ,ECUADOR-9/2015

                         My Return to Sailors Run in Bahia Caraquez, Ecuador, 9/2015  Debbie and I have just wrapped up a great 6-weeks together, visiting family and friends. Our tour started in New Mexico at our son Chris’s place for several weeks then; off to Colorado…

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Sailors Run Alive and Well In Ecuador. June 28 2015

Sailors Run Alive and Well In Ecuador. June 28 2015 I promised to let you know how the 6-k race went with Chino the 25 year old employee at Puerto Amistad. This time Chino showed up as he had ducked me once before. The race started at 5pm in front of the yacht club. Other…

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Sailors Run’s Bahia Caraquez Up Date. 6/1/15

Sailors Run’s Bahia Caraquez Up Date. 6/1/15 Things are moving along at a good clip as far as getting Sailors Run ready to go for the Around the World Voyage. The two new sails are ordered and should be delivered in about 6-weeks to my address in the states. I’m currently hunting down all rusty…

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Sailors Run reporting in from Bahia Caraquez, Ecuador. May-2015

Sailors Run reporting in from Bahia Caraquez, Ecuador. May-2015 Debbie and I are happy to report that the moorings here at Puerto Amistad have been holding the boats in place without any problems and we have been experiencing large tide changes that amplify the normal current running down the Rio Chone, especially this time of…

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The Wrap up, on Sailors Run’s Mexico to Ecuador Passage, April 2015.

The Wrap up, on Sailors Run’s Mexico to Ecuador Passage, April 2015. Debbie and I sailed the last 15 miles down to the waiting area, where we hung out and waited for our pilot and the high tide. We had requested Pedro as our pilot and were just a little taken back when Arioso a…

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Sailors Run’s Passage from Mexico to Ecuador. Days- 13-14-15-April-2015.

Sailors Run’s Passage from Mexico to Ecuador. Days- 13-14-15-April-2015. Day-13-24hr,Run=86NM. Weather: Wind SSE-SSW 5-14kts. Seas: 3-ft. from the south. Position: Lat. 01*44’N Long. 81* 25’W. Day-14-24hr. Run=115NM. Weather: Wind: S to SSW. 8-15kts. Seas-South at 4ft. Position: lat. 00*15’N Long. 080*40’W. Day-15-10hr. Run=42NM. Wind from South to SW 8-10kts. Seas less than 3′ from the…

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Sailors Run’s Passage from Mexico to Ecuador. Days-10 11-12. April 2015.

Sailors Run’s Passage from Mexico to Ecuador. Days-10 11-12. April 2015. Day-10-24hr. Run=61NM. Weather: Wind 0-10kts.SSE. Seas 3-ft from the South. Temperature 87-94*. Position: Lat. 04*36’N Long.84*25’W. Day-11-24hr. Run=91NM. Weather: Wind 0-14kts. All directions. Temp.85-90*. Position: Lat.03*54’N Long.83*11’W. Day-12-24hr.Run=92NM. Weather: Wind 7-25kts with some higher gusts going from SSE to NE then back to SSW.…

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Sailor’s Runs Mexico to Ecuador Passage-Days-7-8-9-April-2015.

Sailor’s Runs Mexico to Ecuador Passage-Days-7-8-9-April-2015. Day-7: 24hr. Run=67 NM. Weather: Light winds from the South 0-8kts. Seas: Low 3ft. swell from the south. Position: Lat: 06*10’N Long:86*23’W. Day-8: 24hr. Run=44 NM. Weather: Light Winds from North East 0-8knts. Low 3ft. swell from South. Position: Lat: 05*42N Long: 85*49’W. Day-9:24hr. Run=63 NM. Weather: Light winds…

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Sailors Run’s Passage from Chiapas,Mexico to Bahia Caraquez,Ecuador. Days-4-5-6, April 2015.

Sailors Run’s Passage from Chiapas,Mexico to Bahia Caraquez,Ecuador. Days-4-5-6, April 2015. Day-4-24hr. Run= 147 NM. Weather, wind- ESE 15-25kts. Seas 8-10ft. Cabin temp 78*-91*. Day-5-24hr. Run=136 NM. Weather, wind- ENE 5-15kts. Seas 5-6ft.Cabin temp 78*-88*. Day-6-2hr.Run=63NM. Weather-Wind -0-12kts. Seas 3ft. Swell from the South. Cabin Temp,-88*-95* Top speed for the trip so far=9.3kts. Total distance…

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Sailors Run’s Passage from Chiapas,Mexico to Bahia Caraquez,Ecuador April-2015.

Sailors Run’s Passage from Chiapas,Mexico to Bahia Caraquez,Ecuador April-2015. The Statistics: Day-1-24hr-run=127 nautical miles. Position: Lat.13*12″N Long.91*24W Weather-winds 5-12 kts when there was any,squalls with rain and lightning several times over night,but little wind in squalls. We had to motor for 5.5 hrs. Day-2-24hr. run=108NM. Position: Lat. 11*59″N Long. 90*41″W Weather -winds 5-12kts. Motored for…

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