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Mexico Cruising Memories Still Being Made

Tim Dick of the Lagoon 42 Malolo, who sailed in last fall’s Baja Ha-Ha, wrote in to send a few favorite photos of the trip south.

The tri-color asym aboard Malolo
Malolo’s tri-color asym stands out against the Baja blue sky.
© 2019 Tim Dick
Swimming of the Malolo
Mutiny on the Malolo? The crew abandoned ship for a brief swim on the way south.
© 2019 Tim Dick
Calm anchorage
It was a light-air year, but, as always, well worth the sail.
© 2019 Tim Dick

As Tim explained, “It was a weird year. Zero wind from San Francisco to San Diego, followed by zero wind on the Ha-ha until the last 75 miles, when we had a lovely, 12-knot0 reach. (That’s when the spinnaker shot was taken.) Malolo is presently in Puerto Vallarta and will be headed up to La Paz / Sea of Cortez at the end of April.”

The Sea of Cortez is warming up, and we’ll be looking forward to some more photos of future memories.

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