Season 1 – California to Costa Rica (2015)

—->  Maybe you’re looking for Season 2 (Central/South America), Season 3 (South Pacific), or the general Route gameplan?

Here was our planned schedule for Season 1:

Route Map - schedule

Our actual timeline follows below.

The main difference was that  we decided not to head south to Panama, and instead spend time in Costa Rica’s north.

2015

CALIFORNIA

March 26-March 30. Santa Barbara to San Diego Harbor. Via Santa Cruz island, Santa Barbara Island, San Clemente Island.

MEXICO’S BAJA

April 4-16. San Diego to Bahia Tortuga. Via Coronado Islands, Todos Santos island, Ensenada, Santo Tomas, Islas San Benitos, Isla Natividad.

April 17-23.  Bahia Tortuga to Cabo San Lucas. Via Punta Abreojos, Scorpion Bay (Punta San Eugenio), Bahia Magdalena, Punta Tosca.

April 24-May 4. Cabo San Lucas to Mazatlan. Via East Cape, Los Frailes, Cabo Pulmo, Isla Cerralvo, Arrecife de la Foca, Isla Espiritu Santo, Los Islotes, El Bajo, Patoles, Mazatlan.

MEXICO’S MAINLAND

May 8-13. Mazatlan to Chacala. Via Isla Isabel.

May 14-26. Chacala to Ixtapa. Via Punta Mita, La Cruz, Isla Marias, Bahia Chamela, Playa Azul, The Ranch, Ixtapa.

May 27-June 1. Ixtapa to Mazunte. Via Zihuatanejo, Acalpuco.

June 2-20. Mazunte and Bahia de Huatulco area.

June 21-July 3. Bahia de Huatulco to Acajutla, El Salvador. Via Puerto Chiapas.

EL SALVADOR

July 4-11. Acajutla to Marina Barrillas. Via La Libertad, Punta Mango, Las Flores

July 12-20. Marina Barrillas to Marina Puesta del Sol, Nicaragua. Via Golfo Fonseca, Volcan Consiguina.

NICARAGUA

July 21-August 7. Marina Puesta del Sol to San Juan del Sur. Via Miramar, El Astillero, El Toro.

August 8-20. San Juan del Sur to Playa Cocos, Costa Rica. Via Playa Yankee, Bahia Santa Elena, Islas Murcielagos, Ollies Point.

COSTA RICA

August 21 – October 20. Playa Cocos area. Bahia Huevos, Tamarindo, and Parque Nacional Santa Rosa.

October 21 – November 2. Playa Cocos to Playa Gigante, Nicaragua.

NICARAGUA

November – February 2016. Boat moored in Playa Gigante.