Monthly Archives: July 2010

What a Bouncy Ride!

[NOTE: This message was supposed to go out a couple of days ago, but missed being published.] We are beating our way against 20+ knot winds. It’s been a rough ride on all of us, including Tahina. First we had … Continue reading

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Eclipse Trip Wear and Tear

We are completing our second day headed to the eastern Tuamotus Islands. Our destination is an island called Amanu about 500 miles east of Tahiti. Since the prevailing winds come from the east, this is a challenging passage. After two … Continue reading

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Leaving for Total Eclipse

Yesterday (Saturday, July 3rd) we had been striving to depart Tahiti to sail 500 miles east to the easter Tuamotus Islands so we can watch the total eclipse of the sun on July 11th. We plan to watch the eclipse … Continue reading

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Last Two Days in Moorea

After very busy day on Wednesday, we relaxed in the morning on Thursday. We did our early morning walk to the local store to get some bread, but they were out at the moment. A new batch of baguettes would … Continue reading

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Moorea Wednesday

We had a big day of sightseeing on Wednesday. We had made a reservation for three quad ATVs and a tour guide to see the interior of Moorea. At 8 AM, after a bit of a rush from the late … Continue reading

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Coconut Attempts Escape

A couple of days ago we had just returned to Tahina from the shore to do some shopping in Coconut (our faithful 12-foot inflatable dinghy). As we were unloading, Lara accidentally dropped one of Jason’s sandals in the water as … Continue reading

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