Author Archives: Frank Taylor

Nice First Day

When we left yesterday, we had a small crowd there to see us off.  Crews of sv Callisto, Three Ships, and Apogee and two dock crew.  Michael of Callisto helped with the remaining washing, and with removing the window AC … Continue reading

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We Have Left!

We got everything done, topped off our tanks, and are now motoring out the river leaving Malaysia and Singapore behind.  We had lots of good times, but we are ready for new adventures.  More later (if our Indonesia SIM card … Continue reading

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Last Trip to Singapore

Today I’m leaving before the crack of dawn for my last eye doctor follow-up. The eye seems fine, so I’m pretty sure this will go smoothly. A boat that parked next to us in the marina has a UK couple … Continue reading

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Puteri Area 360 Panoramas

It has been months since I last took some 360 panoramas, and I realized I have done none in Malaysia. Since we’ve spent so much time in the Puteri Harbour Marina, I thought it would be appropriate do some in … Continue reading

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North New Zealand Tracks

More work on Tahina’s maps to share. During our 6+ months in New Zealand we traveled over land, with a car we had purchased, over both the southern and northern islands. After our New Zealand southern island travels in 2011, … Continue reading

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New Maps for New Caledonia

For the past few days, with a bit more free time on my hands, I’ve been working on processing data from our older passages that never got completed. In the past, I’ve created maps for many of the countries we’ve … Continue reading

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About One Week Left

The last week has seen a lot of progress in our preparations for the Indian Ocean crossing. I’ve updated the map shown on the right of our main page and blog, which links to an interactive version which you can … Continue reading

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Preparations Continue

Not a lot of exciting news to report for the last week or so. We have been working diligently on the boat preparation project list. Many of the jobs are cleaning, organizing, buying provisions, and storing stuff away. We have … Continue reading

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Preparations for the Next Big Ocean

We expect to be in Puteri for another few weeks. We are preparing Tahina, and ourselves, for our next really big trip – the Indian Ocean crossing. It’s a big ocean, with only a few stops along the way. And, … Continue reading

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Puteri Harbour Marina Update

It’s already been a week since we arrived at Puteri Harbour Marina. This was the place where we stayed for our first 6 months in Malaysia when we were going to Singapore a lot for health related reasons. We also … Continue reading

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