For decades Mexico has been a favorite cruising destination of both American and Canadian sailors. But will the recent impounds now scare them away? Photo Latitude / Andy© 2014 Latitude 38 Publishing, LLC.
Latitude 38 has been on top of the burgeoning trouble associated with boats being impounded in Mexico and now it is coming to a head.
A month after 338 foreign boats were illegally impounded in various marinas around Mexico, the poop is really starting to hit the fan. Officials from various Mexican agencies, such as Tourism, were hoping that AGACE, a subdivision of Hacienda (the Mexican IRS) which mistakenly created the fiasco, would be able to resolve the situation by Christmas or at least the beginning of the new year. They didn’t succeed.
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