Monthly Archives: November 2015

On Roller Furling…

Normally I try to put things up here that will entertain a broad audience.  I know that most people reading it aren’t going to be very interested by “inside sailing” kinds of stories. Sometimes, I have to make an exception… … Continue reading

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I Promised a Picture…

Two  weeks ago ( it seems like forever!) I reported our landing of a big mahi-mahi.  At the time I posted I couldn’t post a photo over the satellite link, but now I can: This fish is everywhere in the … Continue reading

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly…

[Pictures at the end of the post…] The Ala Wai Boat Harbor is an interesting place.  It has been here for a long time.  If you have ever seen a Hawaii Marina on a TV show, it was this one.  … Continue reading

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Settling in…

We are getting adjusted to Island Life.  We are settled into the marina.  Here is the evening view from our deck… It’s rough but SOMEBODY has to do it! We have had the price shocks at the grocery store. $7.99 … Continue reading

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Made It!

We are in our slip at the Ali Wai Boat Harbor just off the bustle of Waikiki. We had a good dinner, and are going to dive into bed for an UNINTERRUPTED night’s sleep.

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Land ho!

It is just shy of sunrise, and the flashing of Moloka’i Light has be visible for many hours. O’ahu is off our starboard bow, and Moloka’i to port as we are getting lined up on the Kaiwi Channel on the … Continue reading

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The Wind Gods are Cruel

Last night the wind gods had their fun with us. We were sailing on a fast comfortable deep reach on a course just north of west. I was expecting the wind to clock a bit more to the south to … Continue reading

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