Tag Archives: Fish

More Fun in the Abacos

We have been having a blast with our Canadian friends on the boats s/v Salty Ginger, and s/v Gromit. After our first stop and Lanyard Cay we moved up to Tilloo Cay and Tahina anchored in beautiful turquoise waters in … Continue reading

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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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Continuing Down the Coast and Photos

In our last post, we had been traveling from Nosy Be and had stopped for a night at Russian Bay. The next day we had a fantastic lunch stop at Nosy Iranja – a fantastic beach island with a white … Continue reading

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Snorkeling Nosy Hara

Many of our sailing friends following our trip to Madagascar will be curious to know what the diving/snorkeling is like here. Based on my first snorkel – at Nosy Hara – I can say it is definitely worth the time. … Continue reading

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Underwater Photos from The Rip

Our favorite snorkeling spot in the Cocos Keeling Islands was right next to Direction Island in a narrow channel known as “The Rip”. The channel allowed waters from the windward side of the island group to enter the lagoon. The … Continue reading

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Passage to Rodrigues Complete

Yesterday we arrived safely at Rodrigues Island (part of Mauritius) after 2005 nautical miles of sailing and 11 days 2.5 hours from leaving Cocos. The picture here is as we sailed towards the island at a nice 11 knot speed … 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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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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Lizard Island Clams Reefs and Fish

The other day I shared photos of scenes of Lizard Island while we were there. But, it’s not just the beaches, mountains, and beautiful sea we enjoyed. We also enjoyed under the water – especially because it was much warmer … Continue reading

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Whitsundays Islands Photos Part I

We finally got back to the west side of the islands where we can pick up cell phone coverage – and 3G Internet service. So, I’ve uploaded a photo album of our first few days in the Whitsundays. These photos … Continue reading

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