Category: Pacific

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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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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Banderas Bay and anchorages to Mazatlan

Although my last blog post mentioned Puerto Vallarta and La Cruz I was so caught up in the fun we had with James that I didn’t go into detail about what is available to the cruiser. So, here we go. For yachties planning to visit, there are four marinas in Banderas Bay. Staying at any …

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