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Tagged With: sail repair

raiatea ~ sail repair

August 6, 2013   After a brief overnight sail from Moorea, it was early morning as we neared the the Teavapiti Pass at Raiatea.  We were still about 2 miles offshore when Wil decided to check if we had an internet signal.  I don’t know what possessed him to do that, but low and behold he … Continue reading »

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port phaeton to punaauia ~ first instincts

July 26, 2013 Once the wind had settled down to less than 20 knots, we departed from the protection of Port Phaeton and did a short day sail to Commune de Punaauia, near Papeete.  We bid a temporary farewell to s/v Sueño and s/v Flour Girl who were going to stay behind an extra day, … Continue reading »

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family time

[Note:  There are many more photos to come, but they will have to wait until our next internet connection] December 25 – 30, 2012 Christmas Day                       After awakening to presents under the tree, and a special Christmas breakfast of homemade cinnamon buns (made by What If), … Continue reading »

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sail up

Our mainsail is finally back where it belongs.  Last summer we removed the big sail and took it to Inner Banks Sails and Canvas in Oriental.  They repaired some small tears, as well as reinforced any weakened areas.  They also spruced up our sail cover and spinnaker.   We actually got our sail back about a … Continue reading »

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