Tag Archives: Boating

Visit from Friends

Last week our long-time friends Andy and Aliza arrived for a visit to Tahina while we were in St. Lucia. After long flights, and a very long taxi ride from the other side of St. Lucia, they were glad to … Continue reading

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Projects in Grenada

We have been busy with lots of little projects on the boat since we arrived from our 20-day passage from St. Helena 11 days ago. We also have been cleaning up and re-arranging things for our guests who are arriving … Continue reading

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Tahina Ends up Diverting to Namibia Unexpectedly

We made it out of Simons Town as planned at 2 AM on Thursday. There were some contrary winds and seas as we went down to Cape Point, and we got an unexpected wave as we made the turn which … Continue reading

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360 Panoramas of The Heads at Knysna

During our visit on Monday, I took two 360 panoramas while at The Heads located in Knysna, South Africa. This dramatic entrance from the ocean to a safe harbor up a river is through two large rock cliff rocks with … 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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The Boating Life: Kindle Reading

The most favorite adage of the cruising life is that it really means “repairing your boat in exotic locations“. We certainly have spent a few days repairing a few things on Tahina since we arrived in Fiji. Just a few … Continue reading

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The Boating Life: Is it right for you?

What’s it like to buy a boat, sell your house, sell your cars, move onto the boat, and sail into unknown waters? What’s it like to leave your friends and family behind and sail to foreign countries? What’s it like … Continue reading

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