Latest Posts Spread the loveOur cruising grounds - San Carlos to Puerto Penasco (9/21/2020)Lowell, September 23, 2020Sailing into the new decade hasn’t turned out anything like we hoped. We watched in March as the Covid 19 Virus slowly closed all options for our spring sailing season.Sailing into the new decade–Sailing 2020Lowell, February 5, 2020 Dos Buenos anchored on the hard in Cholla Bay Crossing our 4th decade sailing feels like a significant achievement and deserves a little reflection into this major influence and h...Happy New Year from Gato LocoLowell, January 1, 2020Wishing all our sailing friends the best for 2020. Plans are underway for the 2020 sailing season. More on that soon. Here’s a link to our 2020 calendar for download.Gato Loco–Leg 5, Fish On, The Final UpdateLowell, June 12, 2019Monday June 3rd Santa Rosalia to San Francisquto Best Passage Yet The day started with a typical weat...Gato Loco Satellite Update - Almost HomeLowell, June 6, 2019Thursday June 6th Gato Loco is making the final journey home to Penasco today. We started our journey from Puerto Refugio on Angle Island 105 miles due south of Penasco.Gato Loco–Leg 5, “Fish On” 3rd UpdateLowell, June 4, 2019Sunday June 2nd we’re off to Santa Rosalia Departing Coyot...Gato Loco–Leg 5, “Fish On” 2nd UpdateLowell, June 3, 2019 Friday May 31th The final photo from San Juanico as we prepare to head north to Mulege.Gato Loco – Leg 5, Fish ONLowell, June 1, 2019 Thursday May 30th And the “Fish On” leg 5 is underway.Gato Loco Leg 4–The Altfillisch leg – 3nd UpdateLowell, May 31, 2019 Memorial Day at Agua Verde Light breeze is the forecast for today.forcing us to motor sail for the 20 mile run south.Gato Loco Leg 4–The Altfillisch leg – 2nd UpdateLowell, May 30, 2019 Sunday May 26th After a beautiful sunset and peaceful evening western wind swells blew in on us overnight making for the most uncomfortable nigh...Gato Loco Leg 4–The Altfillisch legLowell, May 28, 2019 Saturday May 25th Our new Crew has arrived. Yes, I know I’m a little bit behind on my Updates. We wasted no time heading out sailing.Gato Loco Sailing–Rally Cats Update 3, San JuanicoLowell, May 28, 2019 Wednesday May 22nd Winds settled down for a comfortable anchorage overnight.Gato Loco–Rally Cats update 2, Isla CoronadosLowell, May 25, 2019 Sky Pond, Meriwether and Balam (click on any photo to enlarge then save image) Tuesday May 21st Isla Coronados weather is perfect for a ...Gato Loco– The 11 Annual Rally BeginsLowell, May 22, 2019 Saturday May 18th & 11th annual Multihull Rally begins Early arrival Rally boats collect at the residential dock at Puerto Escondido.Gato Loco Leg 2–The Boys Cruise Part 3Lowell, May 19, 2019 Tuesday, our sail from Mulege to San Juanico with the lightest winds of the trip so far.Gato Loco Leg 2–The Boys Cruise Part 2Lowell, May 15, 2019 Monday May 13th Mulege river channel Today we sailed up from Conception Bay with NE winds forcing us to tack our way out of Conception.Gato Loco Leg 2–The boys Cruise part1Lowell, May 14, 2019 Thursday May 9th The new crew is settled in and provisions done.Gato Loco Satellite Update - Happy Mothers DayLowell, May 12, 2019 Sunday May 12thHappy Mothers Day from the Sea of Cortez from the Gato Loco crew :)We're currently anchored at Punta Chivato 15 miles south of Santa Rosalia and just 10 miles no...Gato Loco Middle Sea Fun, Bahia San Francisquto, Crossing to San Carlos on the mainlandLowell, May 12, 2019Monday May 6th Today we’re sailing from Isla Salsipuedes to Bahia San Francisquito 20 mile south.Isla Salsipuedes, Our hiking islandLowell, May 11, 2019 Sunday May 5th Today we sail Bay of LA to Isla Salsipuedes 40 miles south east. Winds are light after last nights blow in Bay of LA.Gato Loco Satellite Update, Crossing to Santa RosaliaLowell, May 10, 2019Friday May 10 We're 10 miles out of Santa Rosalia expecting to arrive 6ish.Another Whale channel passage on Gato LocoLowell, May 9, 2019 Early morning light at Puerto Refugio Saturday May 4th Just one day until the new moon and tidal flow in Whale channel is important to factor into the passa...Gato Loco, Satellite Update, Another Sea of Cortez crossingLowell, May 8, 2019Wednesday May 8th Yesterday was our second crossing of the Sea of Cortez from Bahia San Francisquito on the Baja side to the mainland Sonora coast to a small anchorage call Jullio...Gato Loco Satellite Update 2Lowell, May 6, 2019Good morning from Gato Loco. We're sending this satellite update as we sail south from our overnight anchorage on Isla Salsipuedes.Gato Loco Northern Sea Fun part 2Lowell, May 4, 2019 Part 1 of this update is lost in cyber space in Bay of LA. We'll send part 2 and re-create part 1 as we sail south. Bay of LA is always an internet challenge. Enjoy what we saved.Gato Loco Northern Sea Fun part 1Lowell, May 2, 2019Saturday May 4th (Part 1 of our first photo blog was lost in Bay of LA cyber space and didn’t get published at that time) We’re heading to Bay of LA today and time to use their...Gato Loco departs Penasco at 3:30 AM for the big crossingLowell, May 2, 2019This is a satellite transmitted update 7AM Very early morning (3:30 yikes) to insure we can make the crossing to Baja today arriving before full darkness.Baja Sailing Season 2019 starts tomorrowLowell, April 29, 2019 The leg 1 crew comes together tomorrow in Phoenix and heads south to Puerto Penasco for our final provisions and a 3:30 AM departure Wednesday morning.Gato Loco Sailing; Calling all boats for the 2019 Baja RallyLowell, April 25, 2019This years Baja Rally will be held the week of May 19th – 25th.Gato Loco sailing San Carlos to Puerto Escondido episode 6 (2018 sailing season)Lowell, April 13, 2019 Gato Loco anchored in the river channel in Mulege Baja Here's a preview of this season of sailing with episodes from last season. 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