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Tahina Map Update

I’ve updated our route map to reflect our current position in Martinique. The map now shows the green track which shows our circumnavigation up to March 18, 2015. And I am now showing the trip home track in yellow. If … Continue reading

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April Fool’s Day Was Not Fun

Last Tuesday, we left Grenada to make a two-day sail to Rodney Bay, St. Lucia. We decided to make an overnight stop in Bequia because it is conveniently located half-way. Tahina made decent time on the 74 mile trip on … Continue reading

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Celebrations in Grenada

We had spent over a week working on the boat cleaning up not only from the passage, but also in preparation for our guests. And, as mentioned before, we also had a number of small boat projects to work on … Continue reading

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Projects in Grenada

We have been busy with lots of little projects on the boat since we arrived from our 20-day passage from St. Helena 11 days ago. We also have been cleaning up and re-arranging things for our guests who are arriving … Continue reading

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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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