Monthly Archives: January 2010

Getting things going

Located the right engine mounts, might get them shipped today, to Langkawi. Plans are made to sail with two more Dutch boats (including no other then Gerben Karstens) to Langkawi midway next week. This is going to be a blast!

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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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More pictures from the islands around Phuket and Phuket itself.

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Phuket and its islands in pictures.

Most full size images are available by clicking on the pictures below. In Patong beach, the main centre of tourism on Phuket. Peter showing his souvenir purchase: a hat from the province of Chiang Mai. The channel to Boat Lagoon. … Continue reading

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Pictures from the boat yard

Overlooking the railway and the yard. Morning Light with a new bottom paint. Ready to be launched.

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Island hopping around Phuket

Past few days we have been hopping the spectacular islands around Phuket.  Pictures will be posted once I get myself to spend more time on the computer.

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Back in the water

Monday morning Morning Light went back in the water.  While motoring to Ao Chalong, engine vibrations were not any better than before, bad news.  Spent days with Dave (from S/V Meander) troubleshooting.  Eventually found that 3 of the 8 engine … Continue reading

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New Years Eve 2552

New Years eve I was working on the boat till late in the afternoon. Installed new locking nuts to keep the cutless bearing locked in place. This included a ride around town looking for a hardware store. Had to take … Continue reading

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