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Deep Playa Land Yacht Division

Posted on Mon 09 July 2012 in Road Trip, Web Stuff

Hey all, if you want to know more about the motorhome, the great US roadtrip of 2012 or any of that kind of stuff, I setup a separate blog for that.


All of the posts will some day get posted to the Deep Playa Facebook page …

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Land Yacht

Posted on Sat 07 July 2012 in Road Trip

When we left La Cruz de Huanacaxtle and headed to Seattle, our plan was simple: Get a cheap RV and tour America by land. Route TBD. We had hoped we could find something vintage and cool looking which we might want to keep and then renovate in the future, but …

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Decommissioning the Boat

Posted on Mon 18 June 2012 in Maintenance, Road Trip

In order to leave the boat for an extended period of time you higher someone to clean bottom and to watch after the boat (check dock lines, batteries, dehumidifier, etc) and you have to do a bunch of prep here’s a list of the things we’re doing to …

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Getting your FM3 in Bucerias

Posted on Sun 10 June 2012 in Uncategorized

[NOTE: This post is current in June 2012].  Currently there is a Mexican tourist visa law, which has not been implemented yet, but will change the process outlined below.

Your FMM is the 6 Month Mexican Tourist Visa granted when you clear-into Mexico (or fly in). It's good for six …

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Thinking of Dive Hookahs

Posted on Fri 08 June 2012 in Projects, Tools

I want to build a 12VDC Hookah which will support two divers while cleaning the bottom of our boat (6 feet). We don’t have room to store one of the floating motorized version, but we have plenty of room to mount one inside the boat.

Here are the basic …

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Cleaning the Hull

Posted on Thu 24 May 2012 in Uncategorized

It is a never ending battle to keep the boat bottom clean. In fact, I think it’s impossible, but we try. You get three kinds of growth. The sea cabbage grows all over the bottom. Its is leafy it is easy to remove by running a wide blade putty …

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Road Trip !

Posted on Wed 16 May 2012 in Destinations, Road Trip

First off let me say we have no immediate plans or dates or tickets or destinations or anything yet, but I can tell you we will be touring the US this summer.

Dawn and I both had not been looking forward to going back to the Sea of Cortez for …

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Deep Playa at Sunset

Posted on Wed 09 May 2012 in Destinations - Mexico

Deep Playa at Punta de

photo by sv Camille

location: Punta de Mita

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Posted on Sat 05 May 2012 in Geek

Let's see if the facebook thing is working...


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Surfing, Surfing, and more Surfing

Posted on Sat 05 May 2012 in Surfing

I’ll crank out one more post and tell you about my surf experiences here in Mexico from the beginning…

For our wedding anniversary (Last weekend in February) Dawn and I take turns and trade off planning something. This was Dawn’s year and she took us to Sayulita for …

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