Tag Archives: Richards Bay

Back at the Boat and Prepared for Departure

Our flight to South Africa went smoothly. Too smoothly apparently. We could not arrive soon enough for the evening flight to Richards Bay, so we had already booked a hotel in Johannesburg for a night to catch the next afternoon … Continue reading

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Post Boatyard Plans

After the boat was in the water, and our important tests on repairs worked, we had a few days of putting our belongings back where they needed to be and a few unfinished tasks for the workers to complete. Meanwhile, … Continue reading

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Tahina Back in the Water

On Friday, Tahina finally got back in the water! We were on the hard for over 30 days and it was yet again a very “hard” time. Despite hiring a team of workers (at seemingly low rates) to do the … Continue reading

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Back in the Boatyard

After we arrived in Richards Bay, we were told to tie up at the International wharf which is next to the Tuzi Gazi marina. A local sailboat charter captain gave us directions and helped tie us up. He also gave … Continue reading

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Seven Day Trip to South Africa from Madagascar

We left Mahajanga at the crack of dawn on the 17th of September from our anchorage near Katsepy in the Mahajanga Bay of Madagascar. Our destination was Richards Bay in South Africa about 1400 miles away. Our friends on Solace … Continue reading

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