Category Archives: Passages

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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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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Good Stop in Langkawi

Yesterday we managed all the key objectives while staying in Langkawi. We finished our clearance process for Malaysia, rented a car, drove to several towns and completed shopping for food provisions and boat supplies, returned the car, loaded our dinghy … Continue reading

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Back in Malaysia

We had a short visit to Ko Lipe, our last stop in Thailand, on Monday night. We arrived about 4 PM, and did a last swim in the ultra clear waters there. I spent a few minutes making sure the … Continue reading

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Passage to Ko Lanta

Yesterday we departed at the crack of dawn from Nai Yarn off Phuket Island and sailed 50 nm to Ko Lanta an island to the east. Traveling along with us was Michael and Ann from s/v Callisto. We had winds … Continue reading

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Leaving Phuket

Sorry for the lack of blog posts lately. No major news to report, we have just been getting ourselves set up for the next phase of our adventures. Karen did return from her trip to the US this past Wednesday … Continue reading

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Second Day of Sailing Ends Badly

On our second day of sailing north, we started at the crack of dawn from an anchorage about a mile up a river. We had to use screens on our hatches because of a large number of mosquitoes that appeared … Continue reading

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