Tag Archives: Diving

The Ragged Islands of the Bahamas

Weeks ago, we got some great tips from an old sailing buddy, Dave who is formerly of s/v O’vive and s/v Melusine (who we first met in 2003 in the Bahamas), for the Bahamas. Dave and his family live in … Continue reading

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First Dive at Tenggol

While at Palau Tenngol, the main goal was to go scuba diving. We heard really nice things about it from guests there when we were visiting there the first time on our way north. Apparently, the resorts there are pretty … Continue reading

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Leaving Tenggol

It has been a really nice time here at Palau Tenggol. I did four dives (two with each of the little resorts here), and they were all excellent. This is a great place to go diving, but it is not … Continue reading

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Gili Lawa Laut and Underwater Photos

As mentioned before, after leaving Labuan Bajo we went to the north side of Komodo Island to Gili Lawa Laut. This is a diving and snorkeling mecca. Although I spent most of my hours in the water cleaning Tahina’s hulls, … Continue reading

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Three Days of Diving

We left Labuan Bajo on October 2nd. My apologies, but I didn’t get to process the photos for Rinca and the Komodo dragons before we left. Our next destination, where we are now, has no Internet. So, I’m uploading this … Continue reading

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Doing the Non-Internet Side of Whitsundays

If you are visiting the eastern shores of the Whitsundays, the island mountains block the cell phone service, so Internet is unreachable by those means. We are sailing between islands at the moment, so this message is just to let … Continue reading

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Looking Forward to Diving

Our daughters graduate in a few days, and later this month we will be back in Australia heading towards the Great Barrier Reef. We have been busy not only visiting friends and family, but also buying lots of boat parts, … Continue reading

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Rotten Start to a Boat Project

Today we were doing various cleaning jobs, and then decided to do basic maintenance on our two main electric winches. Which involves disassembling, cleaning, greasing, and re-assembling the parts. Karen wanted to help with this task so she was going … Continue reading

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Pinnacle Reef Dives in Fiji

A few days ago, we dove on some pinnacle reefs near the island of Malolo. It was just a few minutes away by dinghy from the popular Musket Cove anchorage where we were staying. The location can be seen in … Continue reading

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Narewa Bay Photos

When we visited Narewa Bay last week, we mentioned in previous posts some of the highlights. For example, when we visited the WWII wreck of a Hellfire military plane – some parts still sitting in shallow water on the bay … Continue reading

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