When the Water Turns Green, Point the Bow North

For most of the year along the Costalegre Coast, we delight in the clear, warm ocean water found all along the regional beaches. Throughout the fall and winter you can easily see twenty feet down and make out individual ripples in the sand. The water is cool enough to be refreshing, but warm enough that …

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Let’s Hear it for Stowage!

Ahhhh…stowage.  A sexy topic near and dear to my heart.  As the chief organizer and manager-of-the-inventory on Half Moon I spend a lot of mental and physical effort on stowage.   But you ask, what in the world is stowage?  Isn’t it just tidying and putting stuff away?  In essence, sure, it’s finding homes for …

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A Cook’s Survival Guide to Galley Cooking

After six glorious years as a full time boat dweller, I've learned a thing or two about cooking on a boat. I've made my share of mistakes, and learned what works. In a few short months a new graduating class of cruisers will launch into full time boat life and start making their way down …

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Sunday Brunch, Meet Pozole Thursday

There's something special about a meal with a designated day of the week. Sunday brunch in the US means a day off from work, a long relaxing morning, mimosas, good food, and good conversation. In Mexico you don't often see restaurants offering Sunday brunch. Sunday is a day for family, church and home. For many …

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