Monthly Archives: November 2009

Shopping trips

The main reason to go to Puteri Harbour is to be able to go to Singapore for boat parts shopping.  It was supposed to be easy to get into Singapore from here, I can’t quite say I agree with that. … Continue reading

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Pictures from the trip to Singapore/Puteri

Looking back at Santubong. Last sight of Borneo. Finally a nice sun rise picture. Some Indonesian islands in the South China Sea. Another island, looks more like somewhere near Norway. Sailing into the sun set once more. South China Sea … Continue reading

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Semenggoh pictures

Semenggoh is an Orang Utan Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre. Took a trip there on Sunday afternoon from Kuching. Here some pictures and video of my remote family members (considering how much they like banana’s, they have to be very remote). Click … Continue reading

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Made it to Singapore

After three days of mostly bopping around, floating backwards etc. the wind came.  So it was from the west (on the nose) and 25-30 knots at times.  Practiced (un)reefing many times.  Once I got close to land the tidal currents … Continue reading

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Santubong from the air

Just sitting in the bar I met William who pointed me to his youtube movie from paramotoring above Santubong. Check it out here

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Kuching and Santubong in pictures

Back at sea: another sunset. Fishing boat. First land in sight: hills above Santubong. The new extra hand while motoring: tiller pilot (Simrad TP10), attached to the Aries. Kuching, the state government building. View on the Sarawak River, Kuching waterfront, … Continue reading

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Trip to Kuching

Tuesday afternoon Morning Light finally left the protection of Marina Bay Marina. For the last time I had coffee with Sytske and Adri of Marida, did the last jobs to get the boat ready and somewhere before 14:00 the lines … Continue reading

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Finally going to sail

It is hard to leave Miri, but can’t stay here forever if I want to sail around the world. A long list of boat projects were done, with still a few more left to be done at another time. Had … Continue reading

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