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Author Archives: Jenny

necessary changes ~ Full Monty is for sale

The time has come for us to say goodbye to Full Monty.  After 9 years with her, it is time to let her continue on her journey in the hands of someone new.  Life has thrown new challenges at us, and it will be quite a few years before we can return to cruising.  Therefore, … Continue reading »

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last days of french polynesia

September – October 2014 Upon Wil’s return to Tahiti, our days following were a whirlwind of activity.  The day he returned, we spent one last night in “Carrefour Bay” near Marina Taina, where we shared drinks out with s/v Liward and s/v Macha.  This would be the last time to see our dear friends, Steve … Continue reading »

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a self portrait

February 13, 2016 Justine has decided it is time to let her voice be heard.  She has painted a picture of herself with words.  Check out Justine’s most recent blog post by clicking here. return to home page Tweet

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moorea ~ sting rays, sharks, and a gecko

September 8 – 11, 2014 Opunohu Next stop . . . swimming with sting rays and sharks again for our third time! So that we could have a shorter dinghy ride to “sting ray city”, we anchored as far west of Passe Tareu (mouth of Baie d’Opunohu) as possible.  s/v Macha has a much shallower … Continue reading »

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moorea ~ captain mom & the wind

September 5 – 8, 2014 Ha’apiti After a week in the anchorage near Marina Taina, provisioning and spending our final days with s/v Liward, the kids and I finally hoisted the anchor and sailed to Moorea.  A strong northeast wind was forecast for the area, so we chose to return to village Ha’apiti on Moorea’s southwest shore.  It was a … Continue reading »

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huahine to tahiti ~ bad news received

August 28 – September 5, 2014                                 The morning had started out as a beautiful morning.  We finally had a good wind for our departure from Huahine.  Our s/v Liward friends were also taking advantage of the wind for their return to … Continue reading »

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while waiting on wind

August 21 – 28, 2014 While we waited on a favorable wind to take us to our next destination, there was no shortage of fun.                           return to home page Tweet

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raiatea ~ work & play

August 7 – 21, 2014 Raiatea was to be our final stop in French Polynesia.  The kids’ school books would be arriving in Raiatea soon.  We were also eager to see our friends on s/v Zingaya who had returned home to Raiatea and were transitioning into their new jobs there.  And, it was time for the … Continue reading »

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huahine ~ kids, kids, kids!

July 17 – 31, 2014 ~ Baie d’Avea After an incredible morning with the voyaging canoes, we hoisted anchor and headed to Baie d’Avea at the southwestern end of Huahine.  Baie d’Avea had been our first destination of choice for Huahine.  Now, two weeks later, we were finally dropping the hook in this remote anchorage.  … Continue reading »

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technical difficulty

For some reason, the previous blog post, Huahine ~ the Hōkūleʻa, is having technical difficulty.  Comments and Twitter links aren’t working properly.  Therefore, I’m using this post to help identify the problem.  In the meantime, it’s possible to leave comments or tweet from this post.  Sorry for the inconvenience!   Tweet

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