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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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New Navigation System Works

Yesterday we completed our first real passage with the new navigation system from Pangkor to just south of Penang. Despite my having done many dry runs while we were in the boatyard, I still had a thing or two to … Continue reading

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Sailing First Day Toward Tioman

It’s a long way to Tioman from Tenggol, and there’s no real island stops in between. You can’t do it in a single day, so you need to plan a stop along the shore to avoid going at night (there’s … Continue reading

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Leaving Tenggol

It has been a really nice time here at Palau Tenggol. I did four dives (two with each of the little resorts here), and they were all excellent. This is a great place to go diving, but it is not … Continue reading

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Tahina Heading Out and Guests Coming

We had a hectic few days, but we managed to leave as planned early today. We are now motoring past Singapore. We have to go all the way past Singapore since we are not cleared to anchor in Singapore with … Continue reading

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4th of July Passage

It was the 4th of July on our second day’s passage from Pangkor. We had a long passage planned of 90 nautical miles. We left just past the crack of dawn. Strangely enough the winds were from the northwest. We … Continue reading

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Admiral Marina and Stowaway

We had a much better run on our third day from Puteri towards Pangkor going up the Malacca Straights. No sumatras and only a little rain. We left our anchorage of the night at 3AM and I had a delightful … Continue reading

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Departing Now

We are finally leaving Puteri Harbour Marina after 6 months. We really like the marina, and it’s about to undergo a lot of improvements in terms of surroundings. A hotel is opening next week, new restaurants and shopping will open … Continue reading

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Crossed the Equator

We crossed the equator in the wee hours of the night. I was posed with a camera and managed to capture 0.000’N on the chart plotter (picture coming when I have a proper Internet connection). In a way this is … Continue reading

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Arriving at Palau Belitung

It’s just past dawn here on Tahina and we are still motoring along in peaceful seas just a few miles off the north coast of Palau Belitung. We plan to go to the northwest anchorage, where the rally ahead of … Continue reading

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