And so this was Christmas

Thursday December 24, Christmas Eve. Boat projects, bank, grocery store. Made homemade pizza for dinner. Santa visited all the boats with children on them, arriving on a dinghy. Friday December 25, Merry Christmas. We went ashore early, before 8am, FaceTimed the kids individually. It was easier, with a not so good wifi connection. It wasContinue reading “And so this was Christmas”

Trip around the island, on land

Wednesday December 23, we took an all day guided tour around the eastern and northern parts of the island. Richard was our guide. The island is very mountainous. The roads are narrow with several 180degree switchbacks. Both churches we visited were being decorated for Christmas. People were busy creating nativity scenes using fresh greenery’s.

Trek to The Marquesas Islands

Sailing 5.5 knots 50 miles south of the big island December 1, 7:30am 131.7 nautical miles traveled from Honokohau, HI. Wednesday December 2, 269.6 nautical miles traveled, the forecast for the next 24 hours will be partly cloudy, in 20 knots of wind with 6-8 ft seas. Traveling at 6.6 knots speed over ground withContinue reading “Trek to The Marquesas Islands”