Schadenfreude

It was a pleasant surprise that Cui (Trey) Zhipeng, re-joined as crew on Galaxy III in Tahiti, so I delayed my departure for Fiji by a week for his arrival, thinking I would also be …

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Mana

The Islands of Tahiti are a breathtaking manifestation of an island paradise, with impossibly green mountain peaks, fringing coral reefs and turquoise lagoons, that exude a spirit & power of life that the locals call …

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The Puddle Jump

Galaxy III joined the annual the annual migration of sailors that make the crossing from the Americas to French Polynesia that have been known as ‘puddle jumpers’ for over 20 years http://www.pacificpuddlejump.com/about.html . The stretch between Galapogas …

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What’s an ESTA?

I settle into Shelter Bay Marina ( http://www.shelterbaymarina.com/ ) , which is literally located in the jungle on the other side of the harbour from Colon in Panama.  Crocodiles are frequently sighted cruising through the …

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R.I.P. Leroy

With my early arrival in Trinidad and Tobago, I had some time to take advantage of the excellent facilities at  Chaguaramas to get some work done on Galaxy III, ahead of spending some time with …

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