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Cautions For Cruisers to South Africa

Those of you who know me, and follow this blog, know that I rarely report the negative aspects of experiences in other countries. We have all had experiences with corrupt officials, and businessman in various countries along the way. And, … Continue reading

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Photos from the Passage

Since arriving in Grenada we have been recuperating some from the passage, and begun the process of cleaning up the boat. Not only from the long passage, but also because we have guests arriving in less than two weeks. My … Continue reading

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We Sailed Around the World

For most of my life, I have dreamed of sailing around the world. Most of my friends know me as a very goal-driven person. My wife Karen even began sharing this goal with me after our thrilling sailing experiences in … Continue reading

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Arriving Tomorrow

This passage has resulted in a lot of changes in our environment. The temperature on board got quite hot of course as we approached and passed the equator, but it has become much more tolerable as we got north and … Continue reading

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Completing Our Circumnavigation

When we embarked on this journey of a lifetime in November 2009, we planned on taking five or more years to complete a trip around our beautiful planet. We knew adventures, trials and tribulations, lots of boat work, new friends, … Continue reading

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Fourth Time Across Equator

Just at the crack of dawn this morning (Thursday March 12), we crossed the equator for the fourth, and last, time on our circumnavigation. We were over 100 miles off the coast of Brazil and there were no other boats … Continue reading

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Coasting Along Brazil and a Scary Boat

On Monday morning, before the crack of dawn, we passed the northeast corner of Brazil and passed a significant milestone both literally and figuratively. We finished crossing the wide open part of the South Atlantic Ocean, reached the South American … Continue reading

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Moving Along

We have been at sea for eight days so far, and expect to pass the north east corner of Brazil within the next 3 days. We have had some wonderful spinnaker sailing most of the way making nearly 200 miles … Continue reading

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Southern Ocean Crossing Update

We left St. Helena on Thursday, 26 of February, with our planned destination of Trinidad 3700 nautical miles away. Leaving with us was the boat s/v Sanctuary with our friends Guy and Christine on board. Guy and I have been … Continue reading

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Great Stone Top Hike

On Sunday I was invited on a hike with our friends from s/v ThreeShips – Chris and Fiona. They had chosen a hike on the southeast corner of St. Helena called Great Stone Top. They had been in St. Helena … Continue reading

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