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Arrived in Galapagos

Tuesday
We made it — just before dark. Anchored in Baquerizo Moreno and made a grand dinner. We deal with the customs/immigrations authorities in the morning. 216 more words

Blue Planet Odyssey

Diane Steumer spent six summer afternoons sailing, circumnavigated

It occurs to me that some people who read this blog might not be aware of Diane Steumer. She was an Ottawa woman who circumnavigated the globe from 1997 to 2001 with her husband and three young boys. 655 more words

Sailing

Solo Circumnavigators - 1970-1973, Bill King

This week’s solo circumnavigator is Bill King. The information below is from the Wikipedia article.

Commander William Donald Aelian “Bill” King, DSO & Bar, DSC (23 June 1910 – 21 September 2012)(102 years old!) was a British naval officer, yachtsman and author. 151 more words

Sailing

Solo Circumnavigators - 1970-1971 Chay Blyth

The first person on my list of contemporary solo circumnavigators within my lifetime is Chay Blythe.  When I searched for information I found http://www.chayblyth.com/ and… 125 more words

Sailing

Cruising in San Blas

Thursday: We headed east to the more classic sandy cay anchorages behind the reefs. But first came engine issues. The starboard alternator is putting out low amps, like 10 instead of 80. 557 more words

BPO Part1

Eat, Sleep and Paddle (2)

Found a couple more videos we haven’t shared yet.  One of some of the amazing wildlife we saw along the way (forgive us – David Attenborough we are not), and another to counter the perception you may have got from our Eat, Sleep and Paddle video that it was Caribbean sunshine all the way round! 247 more words

Paddle Trips

Life in San Blas

We were thinking of moving to one of the nice reef areas, about 15 miles east. But first Tim suggested that we visit the island/town behind us. 822 more words

BPO Part1