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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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Darwin to Gauguin [July 2020]

 Two hulls – Two sailors – One awesome boat – One ocean – 3365NM of Pacific Ocean in between & 14 sunset later… A short summary of certain aspect of our recent trip from Santa Cruz, Galápagos Islands to Nuku Hiva, Marquesas Islands. In the past we hav
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Moonwave featured in magazines [May 2020]

We are very proud that one of our articles “Delivery – we did it again… [March 2020]” – has been published in the “post card section” of the June/July 2020 edition of Multihulls World Magazine – page 27. We also wrote a French Version fo
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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 – Draft & Steering System [Jan 2020]

We recently spent some time in the Bahamas, this beautiful cruising grounds are know for its shallow waters and the turquoise colors. We have often got the question of Moonwave’s draft to be able to cruise the shallow waters. The daggerboards are easy to spot – they also have ma
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