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Finally Leaving the Grips of La Paz

Posted on Tue 03 January 2012 in Destinations, Fishing, Pearson 424, s/v Deep Playa, Weather • Tagged with Deep Playa, Mazatlan, Mexico, Skipjack Tuna

While we understood why many cruisers claim that La Paz is where cruisers come and they never leave.  We had plans to meet up with Patrick’s parents in Mazatlan for Christmas holiday week so we weighed anchor and headed back down the coast to return to Ensenada de los …


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Life in La Paz, Mexico

Posted on Thu 22 December 2011 in Destinations, Living Aboard, s/v Deep Playa • Tagged with Club Cruceros, Deep Playa, La Paz, Sea of Cortez, The Shack

Deep Playa has been in La Paz for nearly a month now so I wanted to write a blog post about our experience of “living” at anchor in Bahia de La Paz.  So far this is the longest extended stay in one anchorage since leaving Seattle (with the exception of …


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Bahia los Frailes

Posted on Thu 01 December 2011 in Destinations, s/v Deep Playa • Tagged with Bahia los Frailes, Cabo los Frailes, Deep Playa

Our next stop on our way to La Paz was Bahia los Frailes which is not too far from the Tropic of Cancer at 23° 27’ N.  The trip north was well planned (actually it was more luck) because we had an amazingly speedy motor sail with south winds and …


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