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LAOS | Thursday, 28 Feb 2008 | Views [6788] | Comments [2]

LAOS = Love At First Sight. Our last night in Chiang Mai was spent in typical Thailand fashion. The Spicy Thai crew invited us back to the hostel even though we were staying at a guesthouse in town so that we could join them on an expedition to a local ... Read more >

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Torres Strait – the home of aqua water and inquisitive flying foxes

INDONESIA | Wednesday, 17 Oct 2007 | Views [8420] | Comments [3]

We left Port Moresby at 3pm in the afternoon after a final swansong lunch at the yacht club and some refuelling. I wasn’t sad to see the city skyline fade away but the three weeks I spent in Papua New Guinea were incredibly special and I was lucky enough ... Read more >

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Heading North… what’s an ocean passage without drama?

NEW CALEDONIA | Monday, 10 Sep 2007 | Views [1466] | Comments [1]

We started out from New Caledonia headed for the Chesterfield Reefs on a clear and sunny Tuesday morning and were at the fuel dock ready for refuelling by 7:30am (a record for us!) The minimart here was our last chance to spend those pesky Polynesian ... Read more >

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Sailing on to unknown waters...

NEW CALEDONIA | Monday, 13 Aug 2007 | Views [1154] | Comments [3]

So this will have to be a quick one as I have very limited time before we get going. Tomorrow morning we leave Noumea and New Caledonia for the last time as we head to the isolated and uninhabited Chesterfield Reefs for a few days and then on to the ... Read more >

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Ocean Sailing - the ups and downs! and up... and down... and up... and down...

NEW CALEDONIA | Sunday, 22 Jul 2007 | Views [2276] | Comments [9]

Friday the 13th dawned sunny and calm. After clearing out of Opua by about 10:30 we sailed out of the bay. Sad to see the New Zealand coast slipping by but very very glad to be finally on our way. Decked out in beanies, jackets, vests and two pairs of ... Read more >

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Stormy Seas and a Friday 13th departure.

NEW ZEALAND | Thursday, 12 Jul 2007 | Views [1033] | Comments [4]

The end is in sight, we leave New Zealand tomorrow morning at 10am, customs booked for 9am. Today is a busy day of stowing away provisions, cleaning the boat, filling up with fuel and water, returning the car, fixing final things on deck and just generally ... Read more >

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Playing the waiting game...

NEW ZEALAND | Thursday, 28 Jun 2007 | Views [1288] | Comments [2]

Unfortunately the weather gods have chosen not to smile on us yet. Our weather agent, known here as Santa Clause, has advised us that two thumping great lows are crossing the Tasman at the moment and now would be a very bad time to go. He literally wrote ... Read more >

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