Monthly Archives: January 2018



The Caribbean hurricane season officially starts on June 1 and extends thru November with the preponderance of storms concentrated in August, September and the first half of October. November historically averages one hurricane force storm […]

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Home for a wedding!

The Stiggs were not afloat in Sept, Oct.  We went home to see the kids, attend my nieces wedding and of course spend time with Julie.  I spent most of my time in Portland to […]

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Cindy and I were really looking forward to Cartagena, for a few reasons.   First the city has a rich reputation as a historic and heavily fortified Spanish-colonial seaport punctuated with a blend of 16th century […]

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Panama Canal to San Blas Islands

Pazzo’s Pacific Adventures – Panama The path from Bahia de Caraquez, Ecuador to the gulf of Panama is a direct north-south shot, plagued by generally light and variable winds. Fortunately, Pazzo’s luck held strong and […]

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