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Victron Inverter Problem and Lightning Project Progress

As usually happens with big projects on a boat – like recovering from a lightning strike – we have had a mix of progress and setbacks. Our biggest setback ironically come from my biggest accomplishment at the beginning of this … Continue reading

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Progress and Moving North

During the last several days, a lot has been accomplished in at least diagnosing the extent of lightning damage and researching replacements for the equipment. We have insurance based on the popular blue-water plan called “Jackline” from Markel. They responded … Continue reading

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Busy Week On Lightning Recovery

A lot of progress was made this week on recovering from the lightning, but on a percentage basis we have only just scratched the surface. We have had some good news, and some bad news about the state of the … Continue reading

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Lightning Reflection

We have been lucky so far, and, in a way, lucky now. This is our first close-strike that resulted in equipment loss on Tahina. We did have a near-hit once in our previous boat that caused one instrument to be … Continue reading

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Boating Life: In a Port for Repairs

As you travel around the world by boat, occasionally you have to stop somewhere to have boat maintenance and/or repairs performed. After all, the definition we most hear about cruising is: “Repairing your boat in exotic places.” Along our way, … Continue reading

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