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Christmas 2012 outtakes

Take 4 sailors without boats, a bottle of wine, a ukulele without a tuner, a fervent desire to celebrate the holidays and way too much free time and what do you get?   Hi-larity. Related posts: KGB ukulele Christmas 2012 … Continue reading

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Whangarei, NZ The sailing life leads to odd relationships.  Not odd in the quality but more in the means employed in establishing and growing those interpersonal connections: the happenstance, randomness and good fortune involved in who we even have the … Continue reading

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A Kiwi Christmas

Auckland, New Zealand You’ll be happy (or envious, probably both 😉 to know that by the time December rolled around down here we managed to get full swing into summer. And while it’s not exactly Florida temperatures, the added sunshine … Continue reading

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The many hazards of landlubbing

Tongatapu, Tonga We ended up at this luau & Tongan food fest put on by a local entrepreneur in an Oceanside cave.  Just getting there reminded Greg of one of hazards of land bound life outside America… Seriously, either there’s … Continue reading

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Some work, mostly play in Paradise

Bora Bora, Society Islands, French Polynesia So now that we got that pesky “work” out of the way, we can relax right? Most of our time was spent at the Bora – Bora yacht club.  “Why” you ask?  It’s the BORA BORA … Continue reading

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Polynesian Singing

Raiatea, Society Islands, French Polynesia We haven’t given you many glimpses into underway life recently and our journey to Raiatea gave us an opportunity to not only do that but to also educate our Slovenian crewmember on American culture at … Continue reading

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The Tahiti-Moorea Rendezvous

Moorea, Society Islands, French Polynesia Well, now that we got the whole troublesome sailing bit out of the way, let’s get to the partying… …by getting in an even smaller boat, but this time with no means of automated propulsion … Continue reading

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Any excuse for a party!

The Tahiti Rendezvous There is something you need to understand about sailors: they really need very little excuse to do two things: 1)      Sail 2)      Party So any occasion where an actual legitimate reason exists to do both at the … Continue reading

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Ukulele 101

Papeete, Tahiti, Society Islands, French Polynesia As previously mentioned, music is a major part of these peoples’ lives. Outside the market and along the main drag of the city is a bank that more importantly serves as the unofficial gathering … Continue reading

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