Two days to go on the countdown to our Friday June 4 departure for our annual trip to Desolation Sound.
We have been super busy with numerous long awaited upgrades. The following are the changes and the results after our two week trip.
Our mainsail was really tired. We has bou...
Drogue versus Parachute Anchor for Catamarans in Heavy Weather conditions
In this video we discuss two of the main techniques that we first handedly used when crossing the Pacific Ocean twice. Not just theory but real life video footage and commentary.
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A Trip to Desolation Sound Cruising area
In this video we travel to some of our favorite anchorages on the B.C. coast while we visit Desolation Sound.
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Do you want to know what is like to sail across the ocean? Cruise for two years in the remote areas of the Sea of Cortez? Here is your chance to live the cruising sailing adventure and see if it is for you. The links on the right navigation bar are our catamaran cruising stories, diaries, an...
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The Surgery is Over
Now that our major boat extension project (from 32 feet to 37 feet) is finished we have finally got around to a adding a documentary video on what and how we did it. It is not often you cut your boat right in half! See our "Cutting Light Wave in Half" video on YouTube.
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Hope you have been keeping well. You may be wondering where we are now and what are we up to so we hope this little postscript/epilogue
sheds some light on our reintegration into “civilization”.
We are now back quite comfortable in our little 480 square foot apartment that we had ...
Part Thursday July 3, 2008
- 2 days before leaving
JoEllen Chenoweth (left) was happy to
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dive us around between Hanalei and
Princeville to show us the sights. Here you
can see Kaua'i's lush valleys where a lot of
farming is done.
Carllie: We had a wonderful visit with JoEllen Chenoweth, who...
Catamaran Sailing and Cruising in Hawaii
Sunday, June 1, 2008
Carllie: It was great to be all settled in to
a lovely bay where we could swim again. The water is so clear, and so warm that
swimming is a pleasure, and we immediately established a daily routine of swimming
Thursday May 1, 2008
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Garett: We walked over to Hulopo'e beach for one last swim
and body "whumping." The waves had abated somewhat and so it wasn't
quite as wild as yesterday. We still had had some interesting tumbles. Casey's
head over heels was particularly impressive.