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

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  • Aleutians
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  • 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
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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
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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" ...
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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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14 foot boat caught in hurricane (old news)

I hadn't heard of this before, but apparently a britishman (Dom Mee) tried to cross the Atlantic in 2005, with a 14' boat, propelled by a kite. His journey didn't quite go as planned. http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2005/oct/02/hurricanes2005.climatechangehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4wzGsMSimWQhttp://www.dommee.co.uk/pgs/expeditions/kitequest/kite-05-09-26.htmlhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dom_Mee2005 ...

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