We left on June 16th for Bahia Honda in the rain and anchored around 10:00 (N07°45.821' W081°31.615'). Along the way, Jordan caught a couple of the untasty Skipjacks but released them. Haven't been having too much luck in the fishing department lately.
Kennedy, a local, rowed over and offered to trade fruit for other goods such as a flashlight, batteries, Canada hat, etc. Jordan offered to try and fix Kennedy's broken home generator.
On the 17th, we dinghied over to Kennedy's place. He and his family have a scenic piece of property and a well crafted house, still in the works, which will be beautiful when done. Unfortunately, the generator needed a new piece which could not be fabricated so Jordan was unable to fix it. But we made our trades after a lot of picture taking and pleasant visit. So nice to have fruit once again!
Jordan and Judy with Kennedy, his wife and 1 daughter
We also dinghied into the village on a nearby island and discovered it to be much larger than we had expected. But there was only 1 tiny store that sold only a few basics and junk food so we were not able to stock up with much. The village also has several houses, a tiny police station, and a school.
We pulled anchor at 09:45 on June 18th and motored with glassy smooth seas. We were able to sail for a short period, but then had to motor again.
At 1 point, we spotted a whale lazily swimming across the water at our stern. Jordan released 1 Skipjack and unfortunately lost 1 Dorado. Still waiting for that fish catch! We anchored at Isla Cebaco (N07°2.392' W081°13.377') at 16:00 where we also needed to use a stern anchor. Nearby was a sport fishing boat rafted alongside its mothership Cebaco Bay.