Monthly Archives: November 2008

Thanksgiving Family Visit on Tahina

The day after Thanksgiving we invited a big part of the Taylor family to see (and hopefully sail) Tahina. Preparations started with the trip to the boat the previous weekend where we did some cleaning, taking down more linens, and … Continue reading

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Back Home For Turkey Day

We just spent a few days (since last Thursday) on the boat and accomplished several tasks.   Just a sample of the tasks accomplished:  Tahina name put on life buoy, finished temporary carpet install to protect wood floors from dog claws, … Continue reading

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Preparing for a Circumnavigation

Preparing for a circumnavigation of the Earth by sailboat is not anything like planning a two week vacation.  First, you can’t sail around the world in two weeks.  Even if you went non-stop at an average 7 knots, it would … Continue reading

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Carolina Beach Inlet in Google Earth

A couple of months ago, when I was planning to take our sailing catamaran Tahina down to Carolina Beach, North Carolina, I used Google Earth to research the new location before we made the decision to go down. Not only … Continue reading

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