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Sunda Straight and Krakatoa

We reached the southern tip of Sumatra where a ton of shipping activity flows between Java and Sumatra (the Sunda Straight). Some are ships going through the gap to or from the Indian Ocean to distant destinations. There were many … Continue reading

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Smoke and Storm

On our passage down to Pangkor the other day we noticed the visibility was really bad. An awful haze possibly of smoke had our visibility at times down to less than 2-3 miles. When I was rinsing the boat at … Continue reading

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Sailing in Thailand

We had the impression from other sailors we know who came to Thailand last year that we would not get to sail very much. But, so far we have had several good sails in the country. It turns out several … Continue reading

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Busy Day

First thing in the morning I spent a couple of hours processing photos and writing a blog post about our stay at Palau Redang. Woke up Karen at 8 AM to prepare to depart and make our way to Palau … Continue reading

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False Alarm and WWII Wreck

As we were preparing to go on our morning hike to the WWII wreck, Karen asked for my help to look for her wallet. She had been trying to find it for a couple of days. We got a bit … Continue reading

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Anchoring and No Internet

We moved out three days ago to Matagi Bay. A beautiful little bay nestled in the remains of small volcanic crater. There’s a nice little white sand beach, but the beach is reserved during the day by the Matagi resort. … Continue reading

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Move to Viani Bay

Viani Bay is near the southeast side of Vanua Levu in Fiji. We made the nearly 20 nm trip from Fawn Harbour on Thursday afternoon. The winds were light from the east, so it was a simple matter of motoring … Continue reading

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Fawn Harbour

We are anchored at Fawn Harbour which is on the southern part of Vanua Levu in Fiji. So far we have just explored the waters in the area. Some nice coral reefs at the pass, and some beautiful little islands … Continue reading

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