Sunday June 25 2017

37' Hunter Cherubini Cutter underway in the Sea of Cortez
This classic well maintained 1980 Hunter Cherubini Cutter is cruise ready in the Sea of Cortez. Rugged construction and quick under sail, the perfect Sea of Cortez Cruiser or weekend adventurer. Our...
Taking an inflatable ride to shore to go exploreing
Baja California and the Sea of Cortez is truly a year-round travel destination, and the specialists at AdventureSmith Explorations have compiled this guide to help you know when to go to best...
How to save on your Baja Small Ship Cruise
 Small ship cruising the coastline of Baja California makes for a perfect winter getaway.  It’s close to home for North American travelers, and the small ship cruise experts at...
The Baja peninsula is the #1 foreign destination for RV travelers
BajaInsider.com is proud to announce a new affiliation with MexPro.com the online Insurance site for International Insurance Group, Inc.  IIG is licensed in all 50 US states, and works with...
West Coast Global Insurance Services
West Coast Global Insurance Services provides protection & service you can Rely on in Baja, Mexico. They have been providing asset & health protection to their clients in México since 2004...
Dolphins bow riding an AdventureSmith smll ship adventure
AdventureSmith Explorations small ship tours in Baja California provide a style of excursion the larger cruise ships can't. A small ship expedition in Baja provides a more intimate interaction with...
Hiking Isla San Francisco in the Sea of Cortez
When most folks hear about cruises they think of giant ships with midnight buffets, Broadway shows and crowded top deck pools. Some might even consider climbing walls, zip lines or a parasailing...
Sailboats racing on the becalmed waters of the Bay of La Paz
Do you and your family want to explore the Sea of Cortez but don't want to spend thousands on a sailing vacation? We have the solution with our used sailboat charteral program. Our bareboat sailboats...
The fishing charter vessel Erik capsized in 2011 with loss of life
On Sunday, July 3rd, 2011, the 115ft long – fishing vessel that was charted by 27 Americans for a week long trip, capsized at night after encountering a storm and sank immediately, approximately 75...
Sailing Charter on the Sea of Cortez
Most of the time you get a report from groups that took a charter trip. This is a report from someone who takes the people out. My name is Mike and I am one of the skippers for a charter company in...
Anchored on the tranquil Sea of Cortez at sunset
The Sea of Cortez is certainly my main attraction to living in Baja California Sur. And no time of year is better for recreation on the Sea than mid-October to late November. The summer heat breaks,...
1992 Gulf Craft 38' This boat is in excellent condition, owned by the boatyard. It has twin Volvo Penta 6 cyl diesels.$76,000USD
The Sea of Cortez is one of the great winter cruising grounds in North America and Bercovich Boat Works has the sailboat and power boat opportunities to get you out on the water for less.Fall brings...
The number and size of power vessels on the Sea has increased dramatically over the last decade
Cruising Baja California can be a wonderful experience. Owning a cruising guide or two can be an invaluable resource on your boat during your travels. On the Pacific side, a rugged coastline and a...
Cruising the Sea of Cortez brings a certain internal tranquility - the season is from October through April
Avalon Awaits! Not the island off the coast of California, for that certainly is a counterfeit paradise or, at least, one lost, but like to the mythical paradise of Arthurian legend, The Sea of...
AdventureSmith Small Ship Cruises for Baja and Wolrd-Wild
It’s only fitting that when you visit the Sea of Cortez—the body of water that Jacques Cousteau dubbed the aquarium of the world—that you travel by water. There is just so very much to see over a...
Sailing under a full moon on the Bay of La Paz
By the light of the Silvery Moon is more than just a Doris Day movie or a song from 1902, it is an adventure in sailing on the Sea of Cortez. Full moon sailing is one of the reasons I love...
Two of the Garden in the Sea art panels shortly after installation, already with new residents
Underwater art, decorated by nature provides an artificial reef and a way to help rebuild the environment of the Sea of Cortez. A movie has been made about the artist, the project and the...
Giving Shelter Kids their day in the sun in Bajia Balandra
 Ten very well behaved young children, ages 3 to12, had just spent the day aboard ORION on a cruise to Puerto Balandra.  They had  an afternoon of playing, splashing and swimming from...
Has La Paz become Boater Unfriendly?
Update: As of December 11. 2016 a Mexican Navy vessel was blocking the entrance to Caleta Lobos, the only all-weather anchorage withing 32 miles (or half a day sailing) from La Paz.Water, Water...
Power yacht on the Sea of Cortez
July 25th 2015, Mexico is beginning to crackdown on boats entering Mexico without proper documentation. While Mexico’s government is checking more thoroughly they have made it much easier to comply...
Overcoming a Challenge for the Love of Fishing
A family’s recovery after a devastating life changing accident on Mex 1 is the tale of Larry Cooper. His Baja story began with the common denominator of many…a love of fishing. It would be many years...
Dry storage yard following the passage of Hurricane John
Good Hurricane Preparation is the best insurance a boat can have. Being that I had been the owner and operator of a sail loft for 12 years in La Paz Baja California, Mexico, I have some suggestions...
Cruisers take time to rescue this unique creature in the Sea of Cortez, a Dwarf Sperm Whale mother and baby. La Paz welcomed some unusual tourists last week. Like many they were headed up the...
Bahia San Juanico on the Sea of Cortez
San Juanico in the Sea of Cortez, Mother Nature was obviously in a playful spirit when she formed the remote Sea of Cortez anchorage of San Juanico Bay. Fanciful spire-shaped islets, fossilized...
Swimming with Sea Lions at Los Islotes, north of La Paz
It all started out at what had to be the most boring New Year’s Eve party on the Baja Peninsula. A group of friends had decided to spend New Year’s Eve camping on the beach, but due to some...
Boating, yachting and cruising the western waters of Mexico
Below is a literal translation of the Mexican Maritime Laws: LAW OF NAVIGATION CURRENT TEXT (Last reform implemented 26/05/2000 ) New Law published in the Official Journal of the Federation on...
The Baja Ha-Ha Cruiser's Rally begins every year around the first of November in San Diego and ends in Cabo San Lucas. Some call the Ha-Ha a race, the organizers prefer to think of it as a Cruiser's...
Having sailed from San Diego last fall, he has sailed and surfed his way through Baja. This is Stefan's second story for the Insider and this time he takes us up sailing into the Sea of Cortez in the...
The Hook at Isla San Francisco in the Sea of Cortez
The Islands and Protected Areas of the Gulf of California in northwestern Mexico were inscribed as a World Heritage Site during the Twenty-ninth Session of the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO in...
PORTS ACT OF MEXICO CHAPTER I GENERAL PROVISIONS Article it. This law is of public order and enforcement throughout the national territory, and is to regulate ports, terminals, marinas and port...
A Mexican  Vessel Temporary Import Permit or TIP
Below find a literal translation, with corrections, of the Mexican Temporary Import Regulations. In 2013 interpretation of these rules was confused by both the enforcing agents of Aduana, but also on...
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