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passage to new zealand ~ all well onboard

November 9 – 18, 2013 day one: After a few last minute preparations, we jumped into the water for one last family snorkel.  This would be our last day anchored in the tropics, and we wanted to cherish the warmth and beauty that surrounded us. Temperature at Kelefesia Island: 84-86 degrees F Around noon, we hoisted the … Continue reading »

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life’s a breeze!

November 24 – 27, 2012 Over the next few days, the wind and waves continued to diminish. The days were sunny and beautiful as we continued to sail south. By our third day at sea, we comfortably fell into our offshore routine. The first two days had been so exhausting with minimal sleep, so after … Continue reading »

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final days in annapolis

October 8 – 10, 2012 The temperature had drastically plummeted.  In the early morning, I was bundled up, sitting at the salon table, writing my blog post, and drinking my coffee.  I suddenly noticed that I could see my breath inside the boat.  It was 44 degrees F outside.  It was Wil’s last day of … Continue reading »

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