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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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Landfall in Nuku Hiva [July 2020]

  A beautiful Island – main island of the Marquesas Island Group of French Polynesia Lat/Long: 008° 55 South / 140°06 West The first stop after our Pacific Ocean crossing from the Galápagos Islands, we aimed for the beautiful Marquesas Islands group. Nuku Hiva is not the fi
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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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Lifeaboard, Lockdown & Autonomie [March to July 2020]

This article talks about our time of lockdown on board Moonwave due to the Covid19 crises in first half of 2020 and what we learned about life on board… Like many other cruisers and almost everyone world wide our original plans from March to July 2020 have been “boulversée
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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 – Hydraulics Version 2.0 [Jan 2020]

On board Moonwave we are on an “almost” constant quest of innovations and improvements. This not only manifests itself in the following areas – see related blog entries:  Hybrid Propulsion System – Moonwave – Torqeedo talking about our new system Titanium/ceramic rudder be
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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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