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Pictures of our visit to Sainte Marie, Madagascar
This album shows photos from our trip to the cirques of Cilaos on the island of Réunion. One of the most spectacular volcanic mountain regions we
Our first cirque near Le Port in Reunion on the road up to Dos D'An. Karen decided she wanted to take the walk to the Cap Noir viewpoint. She lik
Images from our visit so far to Mauritius including some of the main sightseeing destinations.
Photos from the island of Rodrigues which is part of Mauritius. One of the highlights is the tortoise reserve where they are trying to bring back l
Photos taken from a kite with a remote control camera rig and an GoPro Hero
Underwater photos from "The Rip" off Direction Island in the Cocos (Keeling) Islands - located in the Indian Ocean 600 miles southwest of Jakarta.
Miscellaneous photos of Cocos Islands on better weather days.
Pictures from our visit to the Phang Nga islands - a magical place in Thailand. Site of "James Bond Island" - the island where "The Man With the Go
Miscellaneous photos from cruising in Thailand
Start of our cruising in Thailand - Ko Lipe to Ko Lanta.
A few photos while at Rebak Marina over the Christmas/New Year holidays
Angkor Thom is a large area with many temples, a royal palace, and other facades and sculptures.
Banteay Srei is also known as "The Lady Temple". It is a beautiful pink-colored temple with exquisite carvings. It's a 35km ride outside Siem Rea
Pictures from our visit to Angkor Wat in Siem Reap, Cambodia
Angkor Thom is a beautiful site with trees overgrowing the ruins. It is also the site where Lara Croft was filmed in Cambodia. The one where she
Pictures of our new NMEA 2000-based Navico (B&G and Simrad) boat systems, and using the system off Android and OpenCPN.
A few shots of our new products arriving.
A few shots of our project to start removing old parts and document what we removed for insurance.
The crew of s/v Totem have a family tradition of holding an annual special rummy card tournament. Tahina hosted the Pan Pacific version of the tour
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Pictures of our visit to Palau Redang on s/v Tahina. Awesome anchorage, nice resort, great beaches, and great diving/snorkeling around the island.
These are some photos during our stay on Sentosa Island in Singapore at the One° 15 Marina. A few photos of the Sentosa Resort and it's large merl
Screen shots showing how we turned parts os Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia green in Ingress on the same day.
A few photos of sightseeing in Singapore before Chinese New Year, Year of the Lion/Snake
This is the "night" market in Gelang Patah, Johor, Malaysia. A weekly event on Tuesday nights where you can get fresh cooked food and produce. Ther
Views of Kuala Lumpur including visit to KL Tower, Petronas Towers, and more
Pictures from our crossing to Singapore and sightseeing there
A few photos of our visit to Belitung
Pictures of our visit to Bali, Indonesia
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Scenes of Lombok mostly from our 1-day tour there. We really enjoyed this tour and Lombok
Amazing diving and snorkeling here
Photos from our visit to Rinca (pronounced Rincha) Island where we saw Komodo Dragons and more.
These are photos of our passage to Kupang, our arrival, and a few of the sights we saw in Kupang
A few shots while we were in Darwin - we were so busy preparing to leave, we didn't take a lot of pictures.
A few photos from our 1090 nautical mile, two week, passages to Darwin. We stopped at Lizard Island, Margaret Bay, Seisia, and Gove on the way.
Shots from snorkeling at Lizard Island. First at the Giant Clam "farm" next to the anchorage. And then by Horshoe Reef in the lagoon.
Pictures of our ride on the gondola, visit to Kuranda village, and the ride back by train to Cairns.
A few shots from our walk to the forts on Magnetic Island. Including the koala we saw off the trail there.
This time we did a whirlwind tour of the Whitsundays with our daughter before leaving to head north. We did some scuba dives this time and saw som
Pictures from our first trip to the Whitsundays with the Horch family.
At the Whitsundays and on the Great Barrier Reef
Our brief one-night stay at Lady Musgrave. A beautiful place with reportedly good snorkeling. It rained overnight and forecasts were for worse la
Re-installing the freshly galvanized anchor and chain at Bundaberg Port Marina. It doesn't get easier than having a fork lift deliver it right to
Our trip north from Port Stephens was pretty wild. The winds built to 30-35 Knots with seas 4-5 m. Some photos from the passage, and a series sho
A few photos as we left Port Stephens starting with some last shots while at Soldiers Point, then Broughton Island. Awesome sunrise as we departed
A few photos from our visits to Melbourne
A few photos from our first day in Tasmania driving from Devonport to the Freycinet National Park at Coles Bay.
We visited the Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia. An interesting zoo where you can drive, walk, or bike from exhibit to exhib
A few photos from our road trip to Dubbo from Soldiers Point.
A few photos from our visit at Soldiers Point, Port Stephens in Australia.
As often happens when we go to see, a pod of dolphin joined us on our way out of Broken Bay up the coast of Australia. About 20 were dancing back
A few shots from our brief visit to Katoomba it he Blue Mountains. The main sight we saw was the Three Sisters.
Our friends from s/v Stray Kitty came to Sydney to visit and stayed on Tahina. They had just sold their boat and are doing some travel before head
We got to watch the New Year's Eve fireworks in Sydney Harbour from our boat. Amazing!
Shots from our visit to Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia
We took photos of the start of the 2011 Sydney Hobart from the north end of the Sydney Harbour (just east of North Head). We were sitting on some
Photos from our first time to sail into Sydney Harbour. It was a cloudy day, but I used some HDR techinques to help make the photos interesting. Th
While at the end of last month, I took some pictures of a sunrise while sailing at sea. I just got around to processing the photos and realized I
These are our photos from visiting Steve Irwin's Australia Zoo, and also a few shots from our passage down to Brisbane
A few photos from our trip down to Mooloolaba, and of the town and beach
PIctures from our visit to Fraser Island where we rented a 4WD vehicle. We saw the shipwreck of Maheno, the Pinacles, Eli Creek, and some freshwat
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We took a 15km hike on a part of the Grand Trail.
Pictures from our visit to Prony Bay up the river. We took some hikes to swimming holes, a meteor crater lake, and water falls. We also visited s
Pictures from two visits to Ilot Mato in New Caledonia.
Trip to Ile Ua in the south lagoon of New Caledonia.
More photos of our sightseeing around Iles des Pins.
Pictures from our climb to N'Ga Peak at Iles des Pins. Great views!
We took Tahina out to go visit an atoll to visit one of the most beautiful tropical islands in the Pacific - Ilot Nokanhui is just a tiny island in
Photos from the past two weeks in Noumea, New Caledonia. Our batteries were going bad, so we were in a marina for shore power. We spent time sigh
Photos from our stay at Port Resolution on the island of Tanna in Vanuatu. This is where we anchored to go off and visit the Mt. Yasur volcano. You
A few photos from our passage to New Caledonia, and photos from our first week here. We were parked at Port Moselle Marina. We visited the publis
A few pictures from our stay in Port Vila and the area nearby.
We had the unique opportunity to get closer to an active volcano than anywhere else in the world. Almost too close for comfort. We first had to t
Views from our passage to Vanuatu and of our visit to Aneityum
We took the kite to get some aerial photos from Mystery Island. I wanted to do a special shot for the family of s/v Stray Kitty. I had them lay i
Miscellaneous shots from our last days in Fiji. It includes snorkeling we did south of Malolo.
There are three pinnacle reefs just southwest of Malolo Island. A short dinghy ride from the Musket Cove anchorage. We dove on two of the pinnacl
A few pictures of our time at Musket Cove in Fiji. A great place for cruisers to hang out. The marina and resort cater to cruisers and let us use
Photos of our visit to Navadra (pronounced "Navandra") and Monuriki (the island where they filmed Tom Hanks deserted on "Cast Away").
Pictures of our visit to Waya and the visit to the village of Yalobi.
Pictures of the dolphin who visited us on our way to Yalobi village off southern Waya in Fiji. These guys were really playful, and one of them real
Pictures of our trip down to Manta Ray Pass. We encountered Tahina's sister ship - s/v Sirius, another St. Francis 50 built the same year. We also
This album includes photos of our trip to Narewa Bay off the island of Niviti in Fiji. We first visited the village of Somosomo nearby to do sevuse
Pictures of our visit to Sawa-i-Lau in the Yasawas of Fiji. It includes photos of the village of Nabukeru and its school, the rock island of Sawa-
We visited an anchorage called Blue Lagoon which is near Turtle Island. There are several resorts in the area. Vodafone has 3G Internet available
We anchored near the old resort off Nanunanu passage where we found s/v Jackster and s/v Stray Kitty. Awesome spot! We also went diving outside t
Miscellaneous pictures from eastern Vanua Levu. Photos from Taveuni, Matagi, Namata Bay, Budd Reef (Yanuca), Cobia, and Rabi
It was a Fiji holiday weekend - in honor of Queen Elizabeth. We spent time cruising with other boats and discovering Silver Bay off the island of
Photos from our Advanced Open Water dive course while we were in Savusavu, Fiji. We used the services of Capt Nemo Divers - Lino is the Dive mast
A few photos from the last week here in Vanua Levu.
Photos from our diving trips to Rainbow Reef near Viani Bay, off Vanua Levu in Fiji.
Pictures of Savusavu, Fiji after our arrival sailing from New Zealand.
Pictures of our passage from New Zealand to Fiji
Tahina broke loose from her mooring while we were in town. Thank goodness for watchful cruisers who spotted her drifting away and organized a smal
The day we moved Tahina back to the water at Norsand Boatyard. Finally!
More shots during our month-long stay at the Norsand Boatyard in Whangarei, New Zealand.
Here are a few random photos from projects in the boatyard during the past two weeks at Norsand Boatyard in Whangarei. Also, photos of other boats
Pictures of Tahina at Norsand Boatyard on haul-out day and when up the mast.
We took Tahina out for a sail for the first time in 5 months. We needed to make some fresh water with the watermaker, and we needed to just get ou
Pictures from Lake Taupo, Rotorua, Hobbiton, Mt. Manganui, Waihi Beach, and several places in Coramandel Peninsula. We got to see lots of cool clas
This album has photos from our ferry ride from Picton-Wellington, visit to Wellington Zoo, Napier - the art deco town, the Orakei Korako Geysers, a
Photos from our drives from Franz Josef up to the Golden Bay area. We particularly liked the Pancake Rocks along the west coast, Cape Foulwind, and
Pictures from our half-day tour of Fox Glacier in New Zealand
Pictures from our Doubtful Sound full-day tour with Real Journey
Our trip to Nugget Point and stops at waterfalls and the petrified forest along the way.
Pictures from our three day trip to Stewart Island
This shows a few shots of our trip to Arrowtown, our jet boat ride at Shotover, our Gondola ride over Queenstown, and then the zipline back down.
A few photos from our visit to Lake Tekapo, Mt. Cook National Park, and on our way to Arrowtown.
I jumped the original bungy jump site: Kawarau Bridge near Queenstown in New Zealand on 26-Feb-2011. Check it out!
This album is a subset of the 500+ photos taken during our air tour from Lake Tekapo, over other mountains and glaciers, to Franz Josef Glacier, Mt
Karen and I were sitting in the Cathedral Square when the 1PM earthquake happened. We saw the Cathedral tower collapse. We carefully walked out of
This album shows photos of our backpacking trip on the Cass Lagoon trail in the Arthur's Pass area. We also took a five mile trip up to the Pinnacl
Photos from our trip to and from Akaroa on the Banks Peninsula just southeast of Christchurch. Beautiful volcanic mountains formed over 9 million y
First a few shots from the Canterbury museum in Christchurch. Then photos from our trip to Hanmer Springs, over the Lewis Pass, and back over Arth
Visits to Hagley Park and the Gondola, and Lyttleton. The Gondola was worth the visit - even though the clouds moved in right when we arrived at th
We visited downtown Christchurch, had lunch, visited the Buskers Festival, and saw some sights.
Panorama of the lagoon off the SW side of Huahine. Amazing lagoon water colors!
Pictures along the way as we sailed to New Zealand from Tonga. Includes photos of our stop at Raoul Island and the whales we saw there.
We had some albatross follow us for the last two days before our arrival to New Zealand. Mostly we saw the same two, but later there was at least
A select few photos from the beautiful islands of southern Ha'apai in Tonga.
Just a small sample of shots of Ha'apai due to limited Internet access here.
These are just a subset of photos from our last week in Vava'u in Tonga. More photos coming later.
Snorkeling at the Coral Gardens in Tonga. The most lively and colorful coral we've seen since Fakarava.
Photos from the two races during the Regatta Vava'u 2010 in Tonga. Note: boat names are tagged in most of the photos.
Pictures from Tahina during the "Friendly Island Yacht Race" on Friday, September 24, 2010. Tahina took first place in multihull and 5th place over
From our whale-watching expedition off Tonga. We got to see a family of whales - mother, father, and baby calf.
Views of Pago Pago anchorage, our car tour around the island, restaurant trip with cruisers, and lots and lots of days of rain.
This album has a bunch more photos of whales we saw, and the sights we saw as we toured Niue.
Diving in Niue is all about caves. I went diving with Jack - skipper of s/v Anthem. Very little marine life or live coral were seen. There are lot
View of sights we saw in Rarotonga
Aitutaki is a part of the Cook Islands and is an "almost" atoll with a beautiful shallow lagoon surrounding it. Tahina was anchored in a shallow ch
Pictures from a dive outside the reef of Bora Bora
Pictures from Bora Bora - Jewel of the Pacific.
We rented electric bikes to tour around the main island of Bora Bora.
Some nice shots from our mast at anchor in Tahiti near Marina Taina. Also, some cool photos from snorkeling at the plane wreck site near the airpor
Shots from our two days diving in Fakarava. Lots of sharks and groupers!
A few photos of places we saw in Fakarava - a Tuamotus island in French Polynesia.
We watched the July 11, 2010 eclipse on the town dock of Hao. We happened to run into the two co-founders of Google who were there to watch as well
Photos from our visit to Hao - an atoll in the eastern part of the Tuamotus. Hao was the site of a French Navy Base whose personnel at one point he
Last batch of photos from Gerard and Patti visiting with us in Moorea.
We did a tour of Moorea by quad ATVs and then went to a French Polynesia dance and dinner in the evening. It was a big day!
The first few days in Moorea with Patti and Gerard on board Tahina.
Pictures of our tour of Huahine
The 2010 Tahiti Moorea Rendezvous included a race of cruising boats to Opanhu Bay from Papeete. Tahina actually held the lead for 1/3rd of the race
Pictures from the festivities of the 2010 Tahiti Moorea Rendezvous
Photos from three different dives at the Tikehau pass
Pictures of sights on our way and while we were visiting Tikehau - an atoll in the Tuamotus of French Polynesia.
Pictures of our dives and the anchorage at Rangiroa - an atoll in the Tuamotus of French Polynesia.
We did a late afternoon dive outside the Manihi pass, and saw lots of fish. It was a fun dive most 20-30 feet, so we actually had plenty of air le
This is a sample of the photos taken during the kite aerial photo shoot of the Manihi pass and village. We only got a small part of the northern s
This album starts with our passage to Manihi and shows various sights of the island while we were there.
This was Frank's first night dive. Jason, an experienced night diver, was with Frank. Fernando spotted us from the surface with a flashlight whil
Fernando has his own family pearl farm. He took us to dive on the oyster pods and pick our own oysters. Then he took us to his processing huts and
These shots were taken during our snorkel of the Manihi pass with local Fernando as our guide. First we did a drift into the pass with the tide com
Hike to the dry water fall.
Hiva Oa in the French Marquesas
We did two scuba dives at Isla Tortuga near Isla Isabela in the Galapagos. A fabulous dive where we saw Hammerhead sharks, turtles and more. Check
We took an all day tour up to a huge volcano crater (second largest in the world) on Isla Isabela in the Galapagos. It involved a rigorous several
A few photos from the passage to Isla Isabela from Santa Cruz in the Galapagos. Also, some photos from the port of Villamil in Isabela.
We took our dinghy over to this park near the anchorage. Lots of tours are held here. Apparently you're supposed to have a guide, but we just walke
Our first dive in the Galapagos off Seymour Island. An ill-fitting name on the day we went because the visibility was only about 8 meters. But, w
Photos from San Cristobal, Tahina's passage from San Cristobal, to Santa Fe, and to Santa Cruz - all in the Galapagos. Also photos during our excu
Pictures from our tour around the island of San Cristobal in the Galapagos.
Pictures from our passage to Galapagos from Panama sailing on Tahina.
Pictures from our passage to and through Las Perlas, Panama
We got a ton of provisions after trips to several stores in Panama City. We also got fuel and water and washed down Tahina at the marina on Friday
Shots while visiting the Panama City area and while at anchor in La Playita.
Pictures from Tahina's Panama Canal Transit on 24/25 of March, 2010.
On Saturday I joined s/v Songline to help them with their Panama Canal transit so I could learn what it was like. It was a great experience because
A few shots from Shelter Bay Marina in Colon, Panama. This includes some shots from a walk behind the boatyard in the jungle where old US military
Photos of our visit to Isla Grande and our passage on to Colón.
Photos from our visit to the westernmost two islands of the West Holandes Cays in San Blas, Panama.
A collection of underwater photos taken while snorkeling - mostly in West Holandes Cays, San Blas, Panama
We moved over on 13-March from West Holandes Cays to Chichime Cays - still in the San Blas, Panama. There was no wind to speak of so we just motore
Photos taken while shooting aerial photos of BBQ Island, San Blas, Panama.
Arriving to San Blas, photos from Swimming Pool anchorage, BBQ Island
More photos of Cartagena from the anchorage before we left, and as we departed on March 3rd.
Pictures of our visit in the beautiful historic old downtown of Cartagena, and our chance to visit the historic Teatro Heredia - a theater first bu
A few shots of our visit to the largest fortress in Cartagena, Colombia: Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas.
Photos from Tahina's passage from Aruba to Cartagena, Columbia
Valentine's Day - the final day of carnival in Oranjestad, Aruba
This album contains many photos of our visit to Aruba. It starts with the Jeep Tour of Aruba including the lighthouse, chapel, coastline, visit in
These are some photos as we traveled between Bonaire, Curacao, and Aruba. And a shot of me cleaning Tahina when we arrived in Aruba
Shots from the mast of Tahina while at Renaissance Marina in Oranjestad, Aruba. Will attempt a panorama from these.
We visited the Bonaire Washington-Slagbaai National Park - a huge park on the north west part of Bonaire (13,500 acres). Lots of interesting sights
Underwater shots of our scuba dive off the back of Tahina in Bonaire. And, a shot of the boat kids playing Wii.
A few photos of our mooring area in Kralendijk, Bonaire, the VideoRay ROV, and Karen working on our spray dodger.
Pictures from our sailing passage from Prickly Bay, Grenada (leaving at 10:30 AM 30-January-2010) and arriving in Bonaire (at 9:30 AM 01-February-2
Photos of removing Tahina's forestay/headsail. Shots from dinner on Tahina. And photos of the cruiser get-together at De Big Fish.
This album includes some shots of Prickly Bay taken while I was up the mast to replace the anchor light.
We sailed down to Carriacou on January 20th, 2009. Along the way, we had a pod of dolphin join us. After clearing customs, we went to the nearby Sa
These photos of Tahina were taken while sailing into Bequia by professional photographer Kenmore of http://PhotoAction.com The fees are a bit pric
A few select shots from the beautiful Tobago Cays and Petite Tabac in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. This is one of the best anchorages in the Car
Kite aerial photos of Petite Tabac - which is part of the Tobago Cays Marine Park in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
This is just a few shots from Tobago Cays. I'll be posting many more photos from here in the coming days. These shots go with our post entitled "
Photos from our visit to Mustique including our favorite beach "Macaroni Beach". Mustique is a private island with homes belonging to many rich and
These are shots from the dive in Bequia on January 3, 2010. Frank went with Mark of s/v Northfork. We dove on a reef along a ridge in the bay indic
Photos from our stay anchored in Admiralty Bay, Bequia. We were here for New Year's Even and stayed nearly a week. There were nearly 300 boats he
Photos of our visit to The Pitons, including underwater photos.
My wife and daughter went on the zipline tour in St. Lucia and had a great time. Note: the position of these photos on the map is approximate.
Trisha and Frank went horseback riding near the Pitons in St. Lucia on Christmas Day. Started and finished at a plantation, went up through a rain
This album shows our arrival and first shots from St. Lucia including our passage down to Vieux Fort.
Morning snorkel before departing Martinique. Interesting variation in coral vegetation at this location.
Pictures from our visit to Iles Des Saintes, Guadeloupe
A few shots during our visit to Basse Terre
Pidgeon Island in Guadeloupe is inside the Jacques Cousteau Marine Park. The most incredible coral reefs I've seen to date. We dove and snorkel
This album contains photos of our passage from Nevis to Pidgeon Island, Guadeloupe on December 4, 2009. Along the way, we passed the small island
Sightseeing at Nevis on Tuesday and Wednesday. Hamilton Museum and our taxi tour around the island.
Pictures from our sailing passage from St. Barts to Nevis - TahinaExpedition.com
Tahina's Passage to and visit to St. Barts.
A rock outcropping near Gustavia called Gros Ilets is a nice place to snorkel (or shallow dive). Here's some underwater shots I took while snorkli
A few shots of our visit in St. Martin. There are other photos in nearby albums.
Photos from our passage from North Carolina to St. Martin
Did some safety drills on Tahina - these photos show a "Man" overboard drill. The man was a lifevest in this case.
How Tahina will capture aerial photography from a kite. Shows equipment and first attempts at flying the system.
Shots from Beaufort anchorage and the passage from Beaufort to Carolina Beach on October 4th
Final stages at the boatyard. Painting, waxing, results!
Showing prop work, hull cleaning
Finished SSB, Satcom, and washer/drying almost done.
Progress on SSB, Washer/Dryer, etc.
Work on Tahina at the boatyard. Includes shots from the mast.
Photos from our trip to deliver Tahina to Beaufort for haul-out. Stop at Cape Lookout for a day. Will geotag later.
New Rocna anchor for Tahina (40kg/88 lbs), and 400 feet of chain put in anchor well. So focused on the task at hand, I forgot to take pictures dur
Pig Pickin' Party at Joyner Marina
A few pictures of our trip back to Carolina Beach
We sailed Tahina up to Beaufort and Cape Lookout as our first summer sail.
A few photos from our first official summer sailing. We sailed from Carolina Beach to Cape Lookout, North Carolina
Went for a daysail and as usual put out some lines. Only, this time we had a nice catch! Beautiful Mahi Mahi bull...42 inches in length.
Sample of photos taken at wedding of Captain Tim and Jessica.
Shots of the new spray dodger for Tahina installed
A sample of the beauty of Yann Arthus-Bertrand's movie HOME. See more at: http://www.home-2009.com/
Photos showing removal and installation of new jib halyard. Several shots of Frank going up Tahina's mast.
Daysail with Dad - broke the jib halyard
Sightseeing and backpacking in Tucson with friends.
Just a day sail on a nice sunny day off the coast of North Carolina. We went out Carolina Beach Inlet, and back in at Masonboro Inlet (near Wright
Last leg from Miami. Charleston, SC to Carolina Beach, NC
Third leg from Miami. Florida to South Carolina.
Pictures mostly while at anchor during the Miami Boat Show.
Trip from St. Augustine to Miami, John as Crew
Pictures from our sailing passage from St. Marys, Georgia to St. Augustine, Florida
August 13-17, 2008 Passage delivering our new boat from Bahamas to Beaufort, NC
A photo tour of "Tahina" - a St. Francis 50 Sailing Catamaran