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South Africa & Around Cape of Good Hope [Oct/Dec 2021]

Indian Ocean & South. Atlantic Ocean Oct to Dec 2021 To sail around the world without passing through the man-made Suez Canal, there is only one way… around the famous and mythical Cape of Good Hope in South Africa. But first we needed to get south from Mayotte to South Africa thr
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Mayotte [Sept/Oct 2021]

Island in the Lagoon – Indian Ocean 12° 47 South / 45° 15 West Sept/Oct 2021 Originally we didn’t plan to stop in Mayotte but things don’t always go like planned. This was a nice turn as it was great to get a glimpse at this beautiful and interesting island[s] surrounded by a bi
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Seychelles [March to Sept 2021]

Island Paradise in the Indian Ocean  March to September 2021 The Seychelles have been a great destination for Moonwave & her crew. We arrived the same day as the country opened again, restaurants and shops were open and life was almost normal again. In March/April the temperatures
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Crossing the Indian Ocean – Part II [March 2021]

Bali, Indonesia to Victoria, Seychelles  Total: ~ 4800 nm If you draw a straight line from Bali to the Seychelles and measure the distance – this will show you around 3800 Nautical miles. That’s the theory but unfortunately not feasible, at least not in the month of March. The s
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Crossing the Indian Ocean – Part I [Feb 2021]

Bali, Indonesia to Victoria, Seychelles  Total: ~ 4800 nm Indonesia is a big country with 4th biggest population worldwide and lots of island and covering a huge area. Already during the first part of our Indian Ocean trip, we noticed that the superior distances. Papua to Bali took us
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Bali – Indonesia [Nov 2020 to Feb 2021]

A beautiful Island rich in culture and history  Lat/Long: 08°48  South / 015°14 East Originally we were only supposed to do a short stop-over in Bali to re-provision and rest and than continue our trip across the Indian Ocean. Luckily for us, just before we arrived, Indonesia put a sp
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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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