Tag Archives: Marina

Tahina on Hard and Installation Progress

It took some effort, but we finally collected the wood needed to build the custom frame which we place on top of the lift here at Pangkor Marina in order to haul Tahina out of the water. Another two boards … Continue reading

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Lightning Project Installation Phase

A lot has happened in the month since our lightning strike on September 5th. Just read the previous few posts for a small taste. Our friend Jamie on s/v Totem has been an immense help in figuring out what was … Continue reading

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Admiral Marina at Port Dickson

We have stayed over a week at Admiral Marina in Port Dickson a bit past half-way up the Straight of Malacca on our way to Pangkor. We stayed here once before just for a night when we were in a … Continue reading

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Busy Week On Lightning Recovery

A lot of progress was made this week on recovering from the lightning, but on a percentage basis we have only just scratched the surface. We have had some good news, and some bad news about the state of the … Continue reading

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Interesting Departure and Palau Kapas

As mentioned in yesterday’s post, we headed out from Kuala Terengganu (KT) for the nearby Palau Kapas which is only about 11 miles away. Before we left, I took care of some chores like taking out trash, and paying for … Continue reading

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Back at Puteri Harbour Near Singapore

We arrived back at Puteri Harbour Marina in Johor, Malaysia, right next door to Singapore (west of it). This is where Tahina stayed for about 4 months while we traveled home to the US during Christmas, and for some medical … Continue reading

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Tahina Back in the Water Again

As stated in the last post, we had the bottoms painted with new anti-fouling paint on Wednesday. The new paint by the way is a bit stronger than our previous paint and should last if we should need it to … Continue reading

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Haul Out Attempt Two Fails

This was a case of a business man who is anxious to please, and a sailor who is anxious to haul, but not doing a proper engineering of a solution to the first problem. After our first attempt to haul-out, … Continue reading

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Haulout Delayed a Few Days

We made excellent time again on Sunday on a beautiful sunny day. The temperature was a bit cooler and less humid as well. We weren’t even tempted to turn on the A/C along the way. We left at first light … Continue reading

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Arrived Pangkor Marina

We just arrived at Pangkor Marina, which is also home to the boatyard where we will be hauling out tomorrow. We made good time on a very pretty day up the last stretch of the Malacca Straights we are going … Continue reading

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