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Tagged With: health

new zealand ~ trouble in paradise

January 23 – February 11, 2014 Brief Abstract:  Cold and rainy, a depleted cruising kitty, no job possibilities, a minor car accident for Wil, and excruciating abdominal pain for me.  We had suddenly hit a major low point in cruising.  Thankfully, amidst it all, we were among good friends who helped us through.   With … Continue reading »

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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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maupiti to suwarrow ~ an unconscious captain!

August 27 – September 2, 2013 Passage from Maupiti to Suwarrow is about 660 nautical miles, and based on a 5-knot average speed, it takes about 5 – 6 days to sail between the two islands.  Since we needed calm conditions to exit Maupiti’s Passe Onoiau, and to watch the whales, we began this passage … Continue reading »

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