Hola past and interested CUBARistas! The countdown to CUBAR 2019 has begun. We are just under one year away, with an official departure date now set for Nov 5, 2019. We will be publishing the whole schedule this Fall, but please save the dates. We are planning on mixing up the 2019 event to give past attendees something fresh, but will still keep many of the favorite activities from past events.… Read more
Article by Cap. Nicole Sours Larson, The Log
If you’re considering cruising the Baja peninsula and, perhaps, beyond to mainland Mexico this autumn, now is the time to focus on planning and preparing your vessel for a potentially rigorous 750 nautical mile voyage to Cabo or about 900 n.m. if you’re continuing on to La Paz.
Most people have some initial concerns.… Read more
By Cap. Nicole Sours Larson
If you’ve always wanted to try long-range cruising, go for it, according to ROBERT DEMICHELI, the semiretired owner/captain of San Francisco-based trawler Odyssey. DeMicheli, who has cruised the North American East and West coast plus Mexico and the Caribbean with his wife, Jackie, for more than 10 years, often provides interested recreational boaters with advice about the cruising lifestyle.… Read more
The basic journey is three legs long, and the reward is cruising the Sea of Cortez.
Article by Pat Rains
October 14, 2016 | SEA MAGAZINE
As soon as hurricane season is over, several thousand U.S. recreational boat owners will take their vessel and jump down Baja to pursue bliss: winter cruising season in Mexico. Get ready to break out the flip-flops and make piña coladas!… Read more
It’s possible to best the Baja Bash with no overnight runs.
Article by Pat Rains
April 19, 2017 | SEA MAGAZINE
Late spring is when many boaters return to the U.S. from Mexico, before the onset of hurricane season. The home stretch is a 720-mile motor dead to windward, from Cabo San Lucas to the customs dock in San Diego. Many captains and crews would like to take on the bash in daylight runs, anchoring and getting a good night’s sleep before the next day’s bash.… Read more
- Recommended Immunizations for CUBAR 2015 Travel in Mexico
- Prevention of Mosquito Borne Illness in Mexico 2015
- Recommended Medications for CUBAR
- Emergency Contacts
- Crew Medical Form (recommended all participants complete form and keep on board with first aid kit)
How to Obtain Prescription Medications for Your Yacht
Seaside Marine Pharmacy
San Pedro, CA
This pharmacy can provide prescription medications, including small a amount of narcotics, it your yacht is a USCG documented vessel. … Read more
Do you travel by air frequently to Mexico? Do you want to avoid lines at Mexican immigration like you do when entering the United States? If you answer yes to these questions, you might be interested in joining Mexico’s Programa Viajero Confiable (Trusted Traveler Program).
Already operational at three airports (Mexico City, San Jose del Cabo and Cancun), and soon to arrive at 10 more, Programa Viajero Confiable offers expedited clearance when entering Mexico, the same type of service that you’ve grown accustomed to with Global Entry at U.S.… Read more