Monthly Archive: May 2016

May 31

Mazatlan – for cruisers, or anyone else who wants to know!

Mazatlán is a very popular place with cruisers – especially those wanting to spend time in the Sea of Cortez or who are sailing to/from West Coast US and/or Hawaii. There are two big Marinas [El Cid and Marina Mazatlán] and a third small marina – Marina Fonatur – where we berthed. All the marinas …

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May 28

Auld Lang Syne

Having returned from our visa run to San Antonio, Texas, we were preparing to leave Mazatlán for the Sea of Cortez when we received an e.mail from Mike’s sister, Andrea, giving us the sad news that dad had passed away. Fortunately Mazatlán has an airport with several daily flights to Mexico City from where there …

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May 14

San Antonio, Texas – for Visa renewal

Whilst we have a temporary importation document for the boat which means that “Siga Siga” can stay permanently in Mexico [or leave and return as often as we wish] for the next ten years, with our “tourist” visas we can only stay 180 days at a time. Thereafter we have to leave the country for …

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