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  • Cristalino - Birds, Otters and TapirWe go out in the boat with Gui again at first light to see what nature has to offer us today. Great Black Hawk [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/4 Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | Jul 9, 2022
  • Our Omega Event for SailingHere we sit in Soper’s Hole for another night. Carol has decided that she wants ice cream for dessert, and it is on hand at the Harbour Market. She also claims that I am tired, a way of saying that Posted by sailziveli in Innocents Aboard | May 22, 2021
  • Soper's Hole[center][/center] I seem to be having a bad run on photography. Lots of shutter clicks, not much I want to put out there. Sunset from Cooper Island, such as it Posted by sailziveli in Innocents Aboard | May 21, 2021
  • Cane Garden Bay[center][/center] The wind direction here has been very constant: E, ESE or SE. When moored the boat's bow will ride into the wind meaning that the stern is f Posted by sailziveli in Innocents Aboard | May 19, 2021
  • AnegadaGetting to Anegada [center][/center]We were underway early this morning, as is our wont. By 0730 we had cleared Great Harbor and we in our usual mainsa Posted by sailziveli in Innocents Aboard | May 16, 2021
  • Jost Van Dyke[center][/center] This has to be trophy home heaven. This picture is Mosquito Island, which forms the NW barrier of Gorda Sound. Every home on the island, and t Posted by sailziveli in Innocents Aboard | May 14, 2021
  • Trip Interlude, part 2Honestly, I am too tired to make this stuff up. Having agreed with the base manager that the Niou Dem II was not a serviceable vessel, we headed back to Roadtown to get a different boat. Simple enough. But I Posted by sailziveli in Innocents Aboard | May 13, 2021
  • Trip InterludeOne of the nice things about being on a charter vessel, versus your own vessel, is that there is no maintenance to be done. Owners have, or should have, intimate knowledge about their boats. Any day that is a layover Posted by sailziveli in Innocents Aboard | May 12, 2021
  • Virgin Gorda, Gorda Sound[float=left][/float]An addition to the previous entry. We saw this boulder on the path leading to the beach at the Baths. In a Rorschach test I think that most people would see a skull; at least Posted by sailziveli in Innocents Aboard | May 11, 2021
  • Virgin Gorda, Spanish Town[float=left][/float]The evening before we left, I took the dinghy out for a bit of a ride. I had tested it before we got underway and it started OK, but I wanted to gi Posted by sailziveli in Innocents Aboard | May 10, 2021
  • Norman Island, continuedCarol was tired and asked that we lay over for a day at Norman Island, so we did. There is nothing compelling about this location. However, the mooring balls are secure, the Verizon cell coverage seems to be intermittent but Posted by sailziveli in Innocents Aboard | May 8, 2021
  • Norman Island[center][/center]Here we sit, in the Bight, at Norman Island, on a mooring ball, this to our port side. So, how did the first day go? In a pass/fail system we pa Posted by sailziveli in Innocents Aboard | May 7, 2021
  • Kri Bima Suci Indonesian Tall ShipThis 111 meter long tall ship from Indonesia docked at the deep port in Phuket. An invitation via the local press was given to members of the public to come and visit it, and so I did. It was in Phuket Posted by TheJohnsons in Thailand The Johnsons | Nov 7, 2019
  • Lofoten 2019 - Norway[[https://murktravels.travellerspoint.com/58/|link to the related Norway post from my time in Oslo]] ==overview== My first sailing journey. I headed from Oslo to Svolvaer in northern Norway, above the arctic circle. This is in the Lofoten region co Posted by MurkTravels in MurkTravels | Sep 6, 2019
  • Oslo 2019 - Norway[[https://murktravels.travellerspoint.com/59/|link to the related Norway post from my time in Lofoten]] ==overview== What a fun little city. Well, it' not exactly a small city, because the greater urban area does have over a million people in it. H Posted by MurkTravels in MurkTravels | Sep 1, 2019
  • Lake McConaughy camping 2017 - Nebraska USA==Camping Trip== We took a long weekend trip over the border into Nebraska to relax on the shores of Lake McConaughy (as far as I know, it's not owned by Matthew McConaughey). Some (fun) facts about the place: * Nebraska's largest lake * Posted by MurkTravels in MurkTravels | Aug 18, 2017
  • Sucia IslandThursday and Friday, June 14 - 15, 2018 [float=left][/float]Carol remarked that it was unusual for us to be the fourth boat out, our days underway usually starting before zero dark thirty. Posted by sailziveli in Innocents Aboard | Jun 15, 2018
  • Back in the US of ATuesday, June 12, 2018 [float=left][img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/173144/20180611_104310_001.jp Posted by sailziveli in Innocents Aboard | Jun 13, 2018
  • An Easy DayMonday, June 11, 2018 [float=left][/float]Woke up early with plenty of time for a not so rushed morning. We did not have Posted by sailziveli in Innocents Aboard | Jun 11, 2018
  • I Do Know What I Don’t KnowAfter yesterday’s modest weather debacle, some research seemed in order. I had dialed up the Weather Channel for the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia, as this area, north of Vancouver, is called. I checked the weather for the region this Posted by sailziveli in Innocents Aboard | Jun 7, 2018
  • A Salty Day, IndeedIt seemed like a good idea at 0640 this morning. The weather forecast looked pretty decent: mostly sunny, single digit winds from the ESE. What's not to like about that forecast? So we cast off our lines and headed Posted by sailziveli in Innocents Aboard | Jun 5, 2018
  • Predictably, Chaos EnsuedAt 0500 we were both awakened by a load thump. Being at anchor this is never a pleasant sound. Jumped up and looked outside to see if the anchor had dragged. No problem, so that was not it. Carol noticed Posted by sailziveli in Innocents Aboard | Jun 3, 2018
  • Northward Bound[float=left][/float]We're off and we are both playing to type: Carol is excited and I'm nervous .... what did we forget, wha Posted by sailziveli in Innocents Aboard | Jun 2, 2018
  • To the Water's EdgeWhile sitting in the hotel lobby at zero dark thirty, waiting for a bus to take us to the airport, so we could walk to a gate to board a plane, to fly us to Seattle, where we would walk Posted by sailziveli in Innocents Aboard | Jun 1, 2018
  • SAILING AROUND SALCOMBE[b] [center][/center] The town of Salcombe in Devon lies on the western shore of a long inlet from the sea. At first glance, yo Posted by ADAMYAMEY in EXPLORING THE WEST | Aug 28, 2017
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