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Old 15-07-2008, 20:48   #1
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Hello From Banderas Bay Mexico

Just an introduction: I have lived for 14 years on Banderas Bay, which includes Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. For nine of those years, I lived aboard a 28 foot cutter in Nuevo Vallarta Marina, with occasional sails up the coast. Five years ago, my wife and I built a house in the village of Jarretaderas, Nayarit, near the marina. For the past 12 years, I put some of my mechanical engineering training to use by servicing and repairing boat refrigeration and air conditioning. I also give a seminar on that subject each year to the cruisers heading for the South Pacific. In the summer, I live near Denver, Colorado.

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Old 15-07-2008, 21:06   #2
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Aloha Mayball,
Welcome aboard! Good to have you here. You give seminars on just what I need however I won't be your direction for quite a time.
Kind regards,

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Old 15-07-2008, 23:17   #3
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Welcome, I am envious of your life. I lived in Punta de Mita for a while teaching surfing. Please keep us updated about the area.
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Old 16-07-2008, 03:54   #4
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Hello, Mayball.

Welcome to the Forum. Some of our members have posted questions about how to make a living while cruising. I'm sure they'll be interested in your experience working in Mexico.
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Old 16-07-2008, 05:00   #5
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I spent sometime in P.V. myself. Although my boat spent much more time there. Wonderful area, and the bay is a wonderful place to sail......BEST WISHES in maintaining your lifestyle there. I am GREEN with envy
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