Cruising Around

Tuesday September 15, we left Lahaina Marina just after noon, headed towards Molokini Shoal Marine Life Conservation District to do some snorkeling. Molokini is a crescent-shaped, partially submerged volcanic crater, and is an underwater sanctuary. Located 7.5 miles off the coast of Maui, it is half-mile wide and rises 160 feet above sea level. DuringContinue reading “Cruising Around”

Craters to Graves

Saturday September 12, Haleakalā National Park, an International Biosphere Reserve that supports native ecosystems in a volcanic landscape. The Park Service incorporates Native Hawaiian guidelines and knowledge of cultural resources, using traditional and modern methods for the preservation of natural resources. The Summit District, the main feature is the crater. It is 6.99 miles across,Continue reading “Craters to Graves”

Aloha!- Life at Sea for 13.5 Days

Wednesday August 26- Day 1 6:15am PST we’re off to Hawaii! Crossing the Pacific Ocean! The winds were brisk and waves high, as were cruising 9-12 knots speed over ground with 25-32 knots of true wind. Late afternoon a loud thud was heard, our D400 wind generator fell off the boat. The weld failed. WeContinue reading “Aloha!- Life at Sea for 13.5 Days”