Monthly Archives: January 2013

To Sea at last!

We’ve been busy getting provisions onboard for the 3500 miles (approx. 30 days at sea) passage to the SW with landfall at Gambier Island group, Isle Mangareva and the main village Rikitea. Provisions are said to be few and pricy … Continue reading

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Jury repairs on board NANNA

By now, I start wonder if my best ‘sport’ isn’t doing jury repairs. Not that anything truly essential has ever yet broken on NANNA, or any other of my previous boats for that matter, but it seems more and more … Continue reading

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New Year Celebration – the Manabí, Ecuador way

Beside parties, fireworks and lots of good food and beverage, kinda like we’re used to on New Years Eve, the Ecuadorianos has another specialty. They make dolls, small ones, bigger ones and the odd HUGE doll out of papier maché … Continue reading

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