Past the Blast…

The tail end of last week saw the Banderas Bay Blast wrap up. Three days of some serious fun-in-the-sun sailing (racing??) culminating in the Pirates for Pupils Spinnaker Charity run from Punta Mita to the home of the J World Puerto Vallarta Sailing base, Paradise Village.

Yours truly was invited aboard the 65′ cat Profligate with a great bunch of friends… and with a boat like this, there is plenty of room! Now that is a cockpit! We had great breeze for the first part of the run, and were putting up a good fight… we saw boatspeed up to 13 knots at one point… and all in great comfort!
But as it lightened up a bit, the beautiful J/160 Blue strutted her stuff, and snuck across in front of us (see pic above) and there she remained until the finish… J World’s Josh was aboard Blue and gets bragging rights now…

Then on Saturday was the annual Chili cook off fundraiser for local underprivileged families. J World Sailing School and Club joined forces with Full Sail Canvas, and Camelia and Lisa brewed up an AWESOME batch of chili.
Anyway, that’s the latest from down here in Puerto Vallarta… hard to believe we are into December already!
All the best,
Wayne Zittel & the J World Team