Monthly Archives: October 2010

Hiva Oa, French Polynesia

We find ourselves in a very small anchorage within a medium sized island on a ridiculously large ocean.  This place is land of extremes.  To give you some perspective globally, the island of Hiva Oa (which is in French Polynesia) … Continue reading

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Land Ho!

  This video succinctly captures the mood of the moment. Though we have spent weeks at sea and accomplished something that many dream of, I have to say on some levels I am sad to see this transit end.  Over … Continue reading

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Bedsheet Powered Bathtub

Oh hey ya, we have actually done some actual sailing over the past few weeks. I’d actually like to take a moment to describe to you our relationship with the sail featured in the last video: the spinnaker, or as … Continue reading

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All that’s missing is a Kracken

Despite our best fishing efforts, pickings continue to be rather slim     (If you watched that…I apologize.  My only defense is that when you’re this long out to sea some things seem funnier than they are.)   We did … Continue reading

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Crossing the Equator!

And so we come to it, that invisible yellow line in the water that separates the pollywogs from the shellbacks: The equator.       (If you don’t understand what I just said, you’re a pollywog 😉   Now while … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life

Tiff thought we would start out by giving you some perspective on what we see all day, every day. (PS- don’t watch this video if you are prone to seasickness.) [Tiff thinks this one is better   It’s kinda long … Continue reading

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Keeping Busy

I want to convey to you our daily life.  Have you ever had a personal montage?  The underway life is a daily existence of extreme ritual, when you allow it to be, and that ritual allows you to focus on … Continue reading

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The truth about food on boats

We dine like gods out here! To give you an idea, I offer for your consideration this typical evening “crew ration” Stuffed peppers, avocado, fresh tomato salad and hand-made garlic bread… All par for the course for our dining experience … Continue reading

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