Sailing to French Polynesia

We have 350 Nautical Miles to go as I begin to write this latest blog post on day 15 of our longest non stop crossing to date – 3000 Nautical miles (5,400 kms) of open ocean.  By the time I finish writing and editing it, we are likely to have covered another 500 miles on what has become our trip home… back to Australia. It will also mean that we are more then half way across the Pacific. heading into town for last minute provisioning in the…

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First steps in the Pacific & exploring the Galapagos islands.

After the excitement, the preparation, the antifouling, replacing spreaders, provisioning, buying the last minute essential spear gun, extra lures, surfboard wax, sunscreen and whatever else we could think of, we crossed the Panama Canal and…. relaxed… we were in the PA-CI-FIC – it wasn’t so much that the Pacific is a more relaxing ocean, but we were past the point of no return, we had all put in big efforts to get Squander as ready as she could be and the Pacific adventure was underway… what will…

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