Tag Archives: Beach

Kite Aerial Photos from Cocos Islands

With the weather improved last weekend, I decided to try putting my GoPro Hero 3 on my kite aerial photography remote control rig. I only had to coerce the provided mounting pieces a little bit to get it set up. … Continue reading

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Good Weather and Fun at Cocos

On Friday the weather finally got much better at Cocos Islands. The winds clocked a bit further to the east, and lessened. And the sun was out more consistently. The weather on the weekend was even better. So, we have … Continue reading

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Good Stop in Langkawi

Yesterday we managed all the key objectives while staying in Langkawi. We finished our clearance process for Malaysia, rented a car, drove to several towns and completed shopping for food provisions and boat supplies, returned the car, loaded our dinghy … Continue reading

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Passage to Ko Lanta

Yesterday we departed at the crack of dawn from Nai Yarn off Phuket Island and sailed 50 nm to Ko Lanta an island to the east. Traveling along with us was Michael and Ann from s/v Callisto. We had winds … Continue reading

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Made it to Langkawi

We were originally planning to be in Langkawi by June. But, we changed our plans and did the east coast of Malaysia instead. We finally arrived to Langkawi yesterday. What a beautiful place! Check out the screenshot of the place … Continue reading

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Palau Redang and Photos

[NOTE: This post was supposed to go out a few days ago on 12-August. I don’t know why it didn’t publish.] We have had a wonderful week at Palau Redang. Karen and I enjoyed being able to go to the … Continue reading

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Arrival at Palau Redang

We had heard good things about Palau Redang as an anchorage location, so we picked it for the spot we would be when our guests, Jason and Lara, visit. On Sunday, we left the marina and motored in very light … Continue reading

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Lizard Island Getting Better

We spent the first couple of days here at Lizard Island cooped up on our boat. There was a lot of wind (25-30 knots) and rainy periods. Especially rainy on Monday night and Tuesday morning. But, the weather started breaking … Continue reading

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Whitsundays Part II and Good News

Our experience at Bait Reef on the nearest part of the Great Barrier Reef was surreal, exciting, unique, and also a bit disappointing. When we first arrived, we dodged reefs into a slightly sheltered area where a few moorings are … Continue reading

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First Day in Beautiful Tasmania

We took the ferry from Melbourne to Tasmania, Australia on Sunday. We were very fortunate because during the night before a gale was passing and we were worried the seas would not be favorable. But, as we departed the harbor … Continue reading

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