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Still going over things...

I’m still going over things… One thing that is an issue for anyone planning a sailing trip – but especially a world circumnavigation – is finances. 367 more words

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The drift continues

25/08/14

Today marks 7 days since we departed from Kastellorizo. I’ve found it rather difficult to write onboard as we we’re plagued by rough seas whipped up by the Maltemic for much of the way. 2,015 more words

A Late-Summer Staten Island Circumnavigation

By Vladimir Brezina

High on our list of paddling priorities for this summer has been the Staten Island circumnavigation.

It’s a trip that has everything—the busy New York Harbor and the open water of the Lower Bay, islands and lighthouses, surf on sandy beaches, grassy creeks and salt marshes, wildlife, heavy industry, decayed piers, shipwrecks, huge container ports, container ships, barges, and tugs of all shapes and sizes, imposing bridges, and finally the Statue of Liberty and the Manhattan skyline glowing in the sunset or, after it, sparkling with a myriad lights… 635 more words

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Still so much to learn...

THERE IS SO MUCH TO LEARN!!! There is so much to take into consideration for our journey! I’m still going over a lot of the stuff I had looked up before (and things I had asked Dovid via email when we were in different states). 217 more words

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The Kinabatangan River

We spent a week at Sandakan before moving on to the Kinabatangan river. The night before we left a huge storm swept across the anchorage causing some of the boats to drag again. 1,520 more words

Port Posts

Sandakan

On the 15th July we left Turtle Island (Siligan island), without seeing the turtles, to go to Sandakan and onto the Kinabatangan river, hopefully we’d see some wildlife there. 888 more words

Port Posts

Sailing Around the World Alone

How young is too young to sail around the world? The other night I watched Maidentrip about Laura Dekker, a Dutch girl who wanted to sail around the world by herself at age 14.  The Dutch courts intervene for ten months before Dekker finally got to sail when she was fifteen, completing her circumnavigation when she was sixteen.  It’s hard to say when a person is too young to do something.  We want to protect our children from harm, and we think of teenagers as being inexperienced and incapable of knowing what we know, but does that mean they shouldn’t do something if they have the ambition and the means to get what they want?  Wikipedia even has a list of… 1,024 more words

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