Category Archives: Preparations

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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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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Eye Progress and Tahina Moving

Went to the eye doctor in Singapore again on Monday. This time he had some good news for me. The eye has made progress on its healing. The eye exam they gave me this time showed some slight acuity improvement. … Continue reading

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Change in Plans for Next Few Months

One piece of wisdom for all cruisers is that you need to remain flexible about your schedule. There are too many factors – like weather, boat problems, health issues, family problems, and many others – that can effect your plans. … Continue reading

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Change of Pace

For the past couple of weeks, things have been in flux on what our plans would be for the coming weeks/months. The initial recovery period from the eye surgery required me to take it pretty easy. So we assumed I … Continue reading

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Leaving Belitung Tonight

This is just a quick post to say we are departing Belitung. Not because we want to, but because we need to continue our way to Singapore because of various time factors. We actually had a very unique experience here … Continue reading

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Leaving Bali

We have had a great time in Bali, but we need to get moving. Our parts arrived on Thursday and were installed on Friday. So, the boat is as ready as she needs to be to get going. We are … Continue reading

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Seacock Problem

We had a wonderful four days in Ubud, Bali at a nice hotel at very reasonable prices. I will be writing about that later and sharing photos of our tour up there in the mountains amongst the many hindu temples, … Continue reading

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