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Spinnaker Entry to Australia Story

Those of you following us closely know that we had a frustrating time trying to get our spinnaker delivered while we were in Brisbane. Despite the fact that I ordered the sail from Quantum Sails in Capetown back in February, … Continue reading

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Spinnaker Delayed

We mentioned that we placed an order back in February for our new spinnaker from the company that made the original in South Africa. This was to make sure the sail would be ready for shipment when we got back … Continue reading

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Ordered New Spinnaker

Last year, on our final day into Fiji, our spinnaker gave out (blow out is more like it). It had already ripped the year earlier and the repair in New Zealand didn’t hold. So it was time to retire that … Continue reading

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Day 3 Report

Day 3 was a much better day! The winds clocked to SW and so the ride was much smoother. We were sailing along still at 8+ knots, and it is warmer. Still no shorts weather though. I made up a … Continue reading

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Busy First Day Back on Tahina

It was very pleasant being back on Tahina the first night. Nice to be home, to sleep in familiar bed, and to be in a familiar place. The next day, I got up early and started reviewing my list of … Continue reading

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