Monthly Archives: February 2009

Elvis has left the building

Yes! It is hard to believe, but by the time you read this, I am probably out at sea. Cleared customs this morning, and what delayed me most was the fact that the town has been without power for most … Continue reading

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A step forward

On Sunday I sailed over to Liapari. Only about 13 miles, but threading my way out from Gizo was not easy. The channel through the reefs is marked, but the markers are not numbered, and some essential ones have the … Continue reading

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Still in Gizo

The wind has been blowing strong for the past 3 days, right on the nose for a trip to Liapari.  It is only 20 miles, but I don’t feel like all the beating upwind.  Made repairs to the mainsail and … Continue reading

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Doing some repairs

Before heading for Liapari (which is only about 25 miles from Gizo) I am doing some repairs.  Was able to fix the radiator leak with the gasket material from Polaris.  That worked out great.  While I was at sea, I … Continue reading

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Made it to Gizo

 Left Thursday from Honiara. Was a lot of work to undo mooring lines and get the anchor up. There was a lot of chafe on the lines, but at least I got out of there. For the first day afternoon … Continue reading

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