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Pacific to Indian Ocean [Nov 2020]

Here is the second part of our trip from Tahiti to the Indian Ocean, with a stopover in Bali. I just asked Sebastien, captain of Moonwave for one word to describe the trip from the Pacific side of Papua to Bali, his answer was “long” ;-) In general it was a long trip from
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The Atoll of Fakarava [July 2020]

A beautiful Atoll of the Tuamotu Islands, French Polynesia  Lat/Long: 016° 18 South / 145° 38 West   Our second stop in French Polynesia was the atoll of Fakarava. The island groups are quiet far apart. The trip from Nuku Hiva to Fakarava was a straight line of 560 nm – tha
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Crossings – Atlantic vs. Pacific [July 2020]

Is there a difference between the transatlantic and the transpacific crossing on board Moonwave?
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ABC of Quarantine at Anchor [March to June 2020]

Three months at anchor at the Northern Pacific Coast of Costa Rica on board Moonwave
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Time flies by… [April 2020]

In this time of “reflection” I wanted to use this opportunity to talk a bit about my own “Moonwave Journey”. As the title says: “Time flies by” and it’s now over 8, yes eight years that I have joined Moonwave and her adventures. Luckily both Moonwave and myself have barely
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Atlantic to Pacific – Passage of the Panama Canal [March 2020]

The passage of the Panama Canal was definitively on our bucket list – It was the first time for Moonwave and her crew. Actually Moonwave had already done the canal once before when she got shipped from Hong Kong to Miami back in 2014. She was packed inside a big container ship w
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Delivery – we did it again… [March 2020]

[March 2020] We did it again – we did a great delivery without burning any fuel !!! Last year in May we had a nice trip from Saint Martin to Turks and Caicos [around 600nm] without burning any diesel. This time we doubled the distance. We had a great doublehanded downwind sail f
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Moonwave in Sint Maarten [Jan 2020]

After my recent technical blog entry [more to come soon], here are some more “relaxing” pictures from our recent stay in Sint Maarten/St. Martin. We always love to come back to this Dutch & French Island, probably because of the good marine facilities and supplies as w
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Moonwave in Bahamas [Dec 2019]

Moonwave and her crew spent the month of December in the beautiful Bahamas. We were busy in Nassau for most of the month.     For the Christmas Holidays and New Years Eve, we went south to the beautiful Exumas Islands and further to the Outer Islands, like Western Plana Cay
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Crossing Gulf Stream [Nov 2019]

Gulfstream Nov 2019
Passage from Florida to the Bahamas: the passage of the Gulf-stream is always an “adventure”. Depending on wind directions and sea state, the passage of the Gulf-stream can be more or less fun… This time, we had a good passage due to great planning of Moonwave’
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