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Photos from the Passage

Since arriving in Grenada we have been recuperating some from the passage, and begun the process of cleaning up the boat. Not only from the long passage, but also because we have guests arriving in less than two weeks. My … Continue reading

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Arrival to Cape Town Area

We left on Wednesday at the crack of dawn from Knysna intending to make it to the marina in Simons Town where we plan to keep the boat while we visit the Cape Town area for the next few weeks. … Continue reading

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Trouble Getting Internet

Friday morning our friends on s/v Gryphon 2 arrived a little after dawn. An hour or so later, the Australian Police – who serve the customs and immigration function here – showed up at our boat to clear us into … Continue reading

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Cocos Island Arrival

We had to pay close attention to our sailing today to ensure we maintained more than 8 knots of speed the rest of the day, so we could arrive before dark at Cocos Island. Since we had been maintaining 8 … Continue reading

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Waya Dolphin

After visiting Manta Ray Pass, we headed down to the next big island called Waya. Waya has these amazing big rocks all over it – an obvious legacy of its volcanic origins. We had no wind really and were unable … Continue reading

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Day 2 Report

Day 2, as expected, was not as fun a day. We knew there would be some NW wind and mixed seas. And, the weather delivered it. We made good speed, averaging close to 8 kts most of the day. But, … Continue reading

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Great Start for Fiji

We had beautiful weather when we left Marsden Cove at 11 AM. We still had an hour of motoring to get out of the river and around the point before we could head northward and have the winds to raise … Continue reading

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Doubtful Sound

For weeks, we had been looking forward to our full-day Doubtful Sound tour. The Doubtful Sound is part of the Fjordland National Park – a huge park occupying most of the southwest part of New Zealand’s southern island. Huge mountains … Continue reading

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