A cruising couple and their two pups explore the world by boat

  • All
  • Aleutians
  • All
  • Bahamas
  • Bermuda
  • Building a Boat
  • Canada
  • Commissioning
  • Costa Rica
  • Croatia
  • El Salvador
  • Electrical
  • Electronics
  • France
  • Greece
  • GSSR
  • Horta
  • Japan
  • Mechanical Problems
  • Mexico
  • Nicaragua
  • Nordhavn
  • Nordhavn Atlantic Rally
  • Off season maintenance
  • Pacific Northwest
  • Pixie
  • Provisioning
  • Roche Harbor
  • Spain
  • Videogames
  • Yacht Transport

Back to Costa Rica?

We're working on sending Jeff (my delivery skipper) down to Costa Rica to check on the boat. I'm getting daily emails sent from the boat that indicate all is well, but it is tough on ...

Kosmos in the Suez Canal

Kosmos, the Nordhavn 43 whose blog I read, has just entered the Suez Canal. http://kosmos.liveflux.net/blog/2008/07/17/transiting-the-suez-canal/I enjoyed (and, felt sorry for them) as they tell their story about being harrassed for miscellaneous tips and fees. -Ken W

An email to Nordhavn

Below is an email that needs a bit of explanation... Nordhavn's warranty department wrote me recently to say that they were hearing conflicting rumors as to what I wanted done with the air conditioning on my boat. ...

Nobeltec Upgrade

I've been running Visual Navigation Suite V9.0 from Nobeltec on the boat. When I called Jeppesen (the company that owns Nobeltec) to buy the charts, for the run from Alaska to Japan, they mentioned that ...

A bit more info on why I MISSED THE BOAT

This morning, I received this email from Braun Jones, of Grey Pearl, who's Nordhavn 62 was also in Golfito, and made the ship to Canada that I missed.-Ken WPS Note that Braun references "Autumn Wind" ...

Update from Grey Pearl

The following update is from Grey Pearl, a Nordhavn 62, now cruising the Pacific NW.----Subject: Canada...oh Canada! 'Grey Pearl' Update Ahoy!A brief flash on what the Grey Pearl is up to -  At the last update ...

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