Category Archives: At anchor

Anchored out for the night(s)

Back in Patong

We had some great snorkeling in the Similan and Surin islands, made a stop in Ranong (border town with Birma/Myanmar) where a new battery was bought.  Sailing was quite good, winds are mostly light aound Thailand, but were able to … Continue reading

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Similan’s next

We have been in Patong mingling with the tourists for the past few days. We’ll do a little shopping and fill water tanks and then we should be on our way to Similan Islands, and later maybe also the Surin … Continue reading

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In Phuket

Winds have been light, but there normally was some in the morning.  We had stops in Koh Bulon Le, Koh Phetra, Koh Muk and Phi Phi Don.  We did the cave trip in Koh Muk.  The disco in Phi Phi … Continue reading

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New adventures

Over the past weeks a new thing has developed. Due to sad circumstances, a beautiful sailing yacht is on the hard in Rattanah Chai which needs to be sailed to Turkey.  Now, the plan is to sail the yacht across … Continue reading

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Engine mounts project

The engine mounts replacements has been a work in progress for the last two days. The front mounts replacement was an easy task. Rear engine mounts became a major struggle because of tough access, and on the starboard side the … Continue reading

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Not much happening here

Since Rachel left on Sunday I have not done much at all. My internet stopped working, went over to the broadband providers office and waisted an hour on the phone talking to someone with no understanding of technology whatsoever. Spent … Continue reading

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Made it to Miri

Might write longer story at some other time, have not found the right place with wi-fi, so am sitting in an internet cafe. Was mostly light winds, and there were lots of oil platforms, tugs, barges and supply boats to … Continue reading

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H1N1 fears

Tomorrow’s celebration of the sultan’s birthday has been scaled down because of the H1N1 fear.  Which seems to have spread over south east Asia quite a bit, I think mostly due to air travel.  When I was in Cebu there … Continue reading

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In Brunei Darussalam

Friday morning I went by the offices of Port Control, Customs and Immigration to clear out and took off for Brunei.  It is only a 19 mile trip, but with a late start and a straight head wind I decided … Continue reading

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Arrival in Labuan with no engine

So things did not work like they should.  Did a one hour test run last week and all seemed okay. Left Tuesday at noon after finishing my interface box soldering project and picking up the new front wheel (which actually … Continue reading

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