Category: Food

Mazatlan Luxury!

For a migrant “yachtista”, Mazatlan, approached the right way, is absolute heaven! Mayaluga very rarely ever goes into a marina. Mazatlan is one of those exceptions brought about mostly because of horror stories we had heard about theft from sailboats at anchor. We bit the bullet and paid for 7 nights at the security-gated El […]

Race day with Mazu

Tony and I both really enjoy visiting Hornby Island, in particular Tribune Bay and the funky little Hornby town centre.  We departed Squirrel Cove early the morning of July 28 only to be pleasantly surprised to pass by Mazu, a Tayana 37 and also a Blue Water Cruising (BCA) boat, on our way out of the […]

Whales and sails

We left Newcastle Island and enjoyed a lovely sail almost all the way to Pender Harbour.  Glorious!  Running the water maker, we filled our tanks.  The solar panels did their jobs with no intervention from us! Pender Harbour turned out to be a lovely anchorage containing many little coves, most of which were filled with […]

Water and mast steps……..check!

Our stay at Newcastle Island came to an end on a really high note.  Tony finished the Spectra 150 watermaker installation and we filled our tanks for the first time without a hose!  I don’t think that I have ever seen Tony so excited!  We can produce 6 gallons/hour through reverse osmosis without starting the […]

Mayaluga has new Skipper

Mayaluga enjoyed hosting some generous folks who supported one of the wonderful festivals we have here in Victoria, BC – Creatively United for the Planet.  Hilary and her husband Lawrence purchased the Silent Auction item that Tony and I donated – a 4 hour sail on Mayaluga with a locavore lunch and brought along two […]

Plastic Garbage and the Ocean

We have been thinking very seriously about how we will be able to manage the waste we produce on our South Sea adventure.  What the heck do we so with our garbage?  Its not like the islands and atolls we visit have the capacity to deal with this imported waste.  Even here on the west […]

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