Log #54a Dry Tortugas to Isla Mujeres, Mexico

Log #54a Dry Tortugas to Isla Mujeres, Mexico

Fronteras, Rio Dulce, Guatemala March 18, 2012 Hi Folks,   This log is the first of series #54 now that we have left the U.S. We are finally here in the Rio Dulce of Guatemala where we will leave our boat in the next week or so to head back to Toronto. The specific location
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Log #54b Isla Mujeres and Mayan Ruins

Log #54b Isla Mujeres and Mayan Ruins

Fronteras, Rio Dulce, Guatemala Anchored off RAM Marine March 25, 2012 Hi Folks, We have been in Guatemala for a week now and have enjoyed it. We are up the Rio Dulce 27 miles from the coast inside a couple of mountain ranges. We will be leaving Veleda on a mooring ball in El Golfete,
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Log #54c Isla Contoy and Puerto Morelos

Log #54c Isla Contoy and Puerto Morelos

Anchored off RAM Marine, Fronteras, Rio Dulce, Guatemala March28, 2012 Hi Folks, We are just lazing here at anchor off this marina where we can access, free of charge, their WiFi. Happiness is having access to the internet from the boat. The town of Fronteras is also called Rio Dulce, after the river system on
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Log #54d Punta Allen to Chinchorro Bank – a perilous entry

Log #54d Punta Allen to Chinchorro Bank – a perilous entry

March 29, 2012   Hi Folks, This log gets us down to the treacherous entry into an atoll off the Mexican coast. I felt the tension again as I was describing it. It is scary stuff when entering shoal waters with unreliable chart information. I want to get this log off and start the next
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Log #54e Down to Belize

Log #54e Down to Belize

Mission to Seafarers, Toronto Canada April 14, 2012 Hi Folks, We are back here in Toronto probably until the end of May before we head off with our trailer to the Yukon and Alaska. We are ensconced in our 26 foot trailer here at the Mission to Seafarers in the Port of Toronto. Both the
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Log #54f Cruising down Belize

Log #54f Cruising down Belize

Mission to Seafarers, Toronto April 28, 2012 Hi Folks, We have been back in Toronto for three weeks now, and most of our presentations and medical checks have been completed, so I can get down to catching up on my logs before we leave May 28 for the Yukon. We are in our trailer in
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Log #54o Leaving Veleda for Toronto

Log #54o Leaving Veleda for Toronto

Grande Cache, Alberta July 17, 2012 Hi Folks, We are in a NAPA auto repair yard for the night as a wheel bearing on the trailer fractured. Fortunately we were aware of it before it damaged the axle. We had just pulled into a “pull out” off the highway for a washroom break, and noticed
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Log #56k Mexico to Texas

Log #56k Mexico to Texas

Bellingham, Washington, USA June 23, 2013 Hi Folks, It has been a long time since my last log, but we are still alive and doing well here in Bellingham, WA. As I indicated in my last Log #56j we prepared Veleda and put her on a low bed truck for shipment across the continent. It
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