Category Archives: Technology

Triton Attacks Crown of Thorns

There have been way too few posts here lately. We are currently holed up on the boat in Malaysia at a marina while we wait for my eye surgery next month. We’ll be moving the boat to Singapore during and … Continue reading

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The Dish 360 Spherical Panorama

A few days ago, we actually backtracked a bit so we could go to visit The Dish – aka as the CSIRO Parkes Radio Telescope Observatory. In a former life, I actually did some research on radio telescopes while getting … Continue reading

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Spherical 360 Photo of Three Sisters Up Close

We took the trail to the Three Sisters where you can stand right at the base of the first rock (closest to the cliffs). As soon as I was coming down the stairs, I knew this was the place I … Continue reading

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Solar Power Boost

Tahina has seven 80-watt solar panels on top of our bimini roof. This has always given us a nice way to compensate for some of our electrical energy use each day (primarily our freezer and refrigerator). We recently upgraded our … Continue reading

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Photos of our Entrance to Sydney Harbour

It’s taken me all morning, but I’ve finally processed the photos from our grand entrance into Sydney Harbour. We left Broken Bay at 7:30 AM and motored our way south in very light southwinds. The winds picked up as we … Continue reading

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N’Ga Peak 360 Panorama

Yesterday we posted the story of our hike up to N’Ga Peak (or Pic N’Ga in french) here on the Iles des Pins in New Caledonia. While we were up there, I took a 360 panorama at the top. Today … Continue reading

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Lithium Ion Batteries for Boating

Electric power is a very important part of our lives on Tahina. It is what gives us a convenient lifestyle not unlike what we were used to before we began traveling around the world and living on the water. We … Continue reading

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Fiji Tracks and More in Google Earth

One of our main objectives on the Tahina Expedition is to thoroughly document where we are traveling with Google Earth and other geo-spatially aware tools. We are sharing photos, locations, and tracks with other travelers so they can learn more … Continue reading

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Newest 360 and Map Update

While we were visiting the area of the Nanunanu passage, we climbed a lookout point above the old closed-down resort of Nanamu-i-Ra. In the post about our visit there (with photos), I posted a wide panorama (seen here) of the … Continue reading

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Moving to Yasawas

Today we are departing at dawn for a sail to the Yasawas. The Fiji Routes map has been updated slightly to reflect our current plans. We’re traveling today with s/v Jackster and s/v Stray Kitty to an island in the … Continue reading

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