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Water Island

As mentioned before, we left Charlotte Amalie last week to join up with our Raleigh friends on the boat s/v Wild Goose. We first met Hugh and Linda about 4 years ago when they were in the final stages of … Continue reading

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Kite Aerial Photos from Cocos Islands

With the weather improved last weekend, I decided to try putting my GoPro Hero 3 on my kite aerial photography remote control rig. I only had to coerce the provided mounting pieces a little bit to get it set up. … Continue reading

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Water Heater Arrives

Several weeks ago, we developed a weird problem with our water heater. Only, we didn’t know initially it was the water heater. First, we had these mysterious runnings of our main fresh water pump. Usually this means there’s a leak … Continue reading

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Watermaker Fix

A few days ago I began the process of replacing a critical part to our watermaker. We have a Spectra watermaker on Tahina. The watermaker converts salt water into fresh water so we have all the water we need for: … Continue reading

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Work Fun and Rain

We have continued to work on getting the boat re-provisioned and on various boat projects. On Thursday we went to the supermarket at the big mall again and got some more foods. On the way, we met the owners of … Continue reading

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Rotten Start to a Boat Project

Today we were doing various cleaning jobs, and then decided to do basic maintenance on our two main electric winches. Which involves disassembling, cleaning, greasing, and re-assembling the parts. Karen wanted to help with this task so she was going … Continue reading

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Boating Life: Water Incident on Tahina

We had a boat-related disaster a couple days ago. It was a freak accident that should not have happened considering our precautions. We have a water proof bag for our electronics (cameras, phones, etc.). Whenever we get off the boat … Continue reading

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