Category Archives: Sightseeing

New Maps for New Caledonia

For the past few days, with a bit more free time on my hands, I’ve been working on processing data from our older passages that never got completed. In the past, I’ve created maps for many of the countries we’ve … 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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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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