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PASSAGE FROM OPUA NZ TO SAVUSAVU FIJI

After two false appointments with New Zealand Customs, we thought we finally had a stable weather window to get to Minerva Reef North and confirmed our departure from Opua, Bay of Islands NZ for Wed 22 May. We were busy the few days before departing, now with a solid departure date. We subscribed to Chris …

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Cruising. Repairing boats in exotic places

    “Cruising is repairing boats in exotic places.” Underway across the banks, heading north, we are on plan C.  We left Georgetown yesterday early and travelled 68 miles to Big Majors Cay, just off Staniel Cay. The weather promised to be kind to us, after 3 days of lashing us in Georgetown. Seems that …

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Life in the Keys

Life in the Keys photos Marathon life After a week in OPC we left Palm Beach at 0815 and stayed close to the shoreline, never more than 5-6 miles offshore. We passed Ft Lauderdale that afternoon and Miami just as it got dark. We moved a bit further offshore and paralleled the Florida Coast. We …

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York River to Brunswick

offshore Morehead City to Brunswick Velcro Marina photos Weather dictated that we would again do the Norfolk-Beaufort trip inside down the intracoastal. We have this pretty much on auto now, and apart from frustrating delays at the Gilmerton bridges the first day, and at the Great Bridge Lock the second day, the first three days …

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