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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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Updated Map For Thailand

Our primary map, found by clicking on the image of our map to the right on our web site, has been updated to reflect our main passages in Thailand. The data is based on our extensive archive of GPS tracks. … Continue reading

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Last Eye Procedure a Success

On Wednesday we left Puteri by bus and went across to Singapore. We had reservations for two nights at a hotel because I had an appointment early Thursday morning for my last eye procedure – a cataract procedure. This was … Continue reading

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Map of Passage from Phuket to Puteri

For those of you who enjoy maps like I do, I’ve processed our GPS tracks from our 7 passages from Phuket, Thailand to Puteri Harbour, Malaysia. The total length of the passage was nearly 570 nautical miles, over the course … Continue reading

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Back at Puteri Harbour

We are back in Puteri Harbour Marina after our 1.5 day trip non-stop from Port Klang near Kuala Lumpur. We decided to do an overnight passage – even though that can be a bit risky through these fishman/fishnet-infested waters of … Continue reading

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Smoke and Storm

On our passage down to Pangkor the other day we noticed the visibility was really bad. An awful haze possibly of smoke had our visibility at times down to less than 2-3 miles. When I was rinsing the boat at … Continue reading

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Making Good Progress

We had a good mix of sailing and motoring down to Penang. The weather patterns have been good shore breezes (from the east) in the mornings, motoring during mid-day when the winds stop and shift, and then winds from the … Continue reading

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