Sailing past the tip of Baja in the dark, with no lighthouse operating, we find ourselves crossing to the Mexican Mainland, a passage of about 300 miles, with a chubasco obviously approaching. There being no protection from such storms at Cabo, we head back there anyway, hoping mainly to get Jo Anna ashore safely.
We are met again by a troupe of gracious Mexicans who solve all our problems. However, this leg of the voyage ends here, and we return to California overland for the arrival of our firstborn son Steven.
A chronological jump occurs here. I mention a bit about what we’re jumping over, to which we shall return if listener feedback so indicates, but we shall proceed in Caper # 7 with more recent stories.
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6: Chubasco, the Mexican Hurricane
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