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Pictures of Luderitz

Finally processed some of the pictures from Luderitz, Namibia where we stopped for a week to get parts to repair Tahina on our way to St. Helena. Luderitz owes its fame mostly to being the place where some Germans started … Continue reading

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Gear Failure!

We had a frustrating start to our short passage from Mauritius to R√©union, but it got even worse. We left on a nice sunny day, with flat seas on the west side of the island. The breeze was very light … Continue reading

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Preparations Continue

Not a lot of exciting news to report for the last week or so. We have been working diligently on the boat preparation project list. Many of the jobs are cleaning, organizing, buying provisions, and storing stuff away. We have … Continue reading

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Dinghy Repair

The way our life works now is that Tahina – our sailing catamaran – serves as our home. If our sailboat is our home, then our dinghy is our car. It has it’s own little carport on the back of … Continue reading

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New Shades

One thing you can count on sailing is to be exposed to a lot of sun. Tahina has a bimini (a roof over our cockpit area) that provides a lot shade, but Tahina also has a lot of other deck … Continue reading

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Projects Started

Although our haul-out is now scheduled for Thursday at the earliest, it was time to start working on projects we can do while still in the water. We considered putting the sails on, but we think it would be best … Continue reading

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Where did the week go?

There has been a higher level of activity since we got back to Malaysia from Singapore. Karen has continued physical therapy and some other doctor appointments and has made several trips by bus, taxi and train for day trips to … Continue reading

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Water Heater Arrives

Several weeks ago, we developed a weird problem with our water heater. Only, we didn’t know initially it was the water heater. First, we had these mysterious runnings of our main fresh water pump. Usually this means there’s a leak … Continue reading

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Work Fun and Rain

We have continued to work on getting the boat re-provisioned and on various boat projects. On Thursday we went to the supermarket at the big mall again and got some more foods. On the way, we met the owners of … Continue reading

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Our Visit to Belitung

Finally have had a chance to process a few photos of our visit to Belitung. We mentioned in an earlier post that we had a unique experience in Belitung during our two day stop there. We chose to visit the … Continue reading

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