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Retirement Is Fun!

“Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do, than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” 

Mark Twain

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French Polynesia: Tahiti and Moorea.

French Polynesia: Tahiti and Moorea.

It was a slow passage in light winds from Fakarava to Tahiti, where we arrived after 48 hrs and 250 nm (motor sailing for 24 hrs), in the southern anchorage of Phaeton Harbour. We arrived on the 28 th April 2021, which was my 74th birthday, so celebrations that...

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Panama City and the Las Perlas Islands.

Panama City and the Las Perlas Islands.

Hi Folks Rather late than never - this post is 4 weeks late! The reason? We were anchored off Pedro Gonzalez Island in the Las Perlas group, where I did this post with good phone reception. I should have published it then, because when we got to Isla del Rey, the last...

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The Panama Canal.

The Panama Canal.

Correction: My previous post stated that Karen and Evan hiked in NZ over Christmas. Not correct - they hiked in Tasmania - sorry guys! Limon Bay is a large anchorage for ships, protected by a long breakwater on the Atlantic or Caribbean side of the Panama canal. The...

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The Colombian and Panamanian Islands.

The Colombian and Panamanian Islands.

On the 11th January we motored the 14 nm from Cartagena, south to the Baru peninsula which has a beautiful long white beach with clear water on the North west side, called Playa Blanca. We found a sheltered anchorage in the lee of Punta Gigantes and it was so...

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