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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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15000 nm & Three Oceans aka 2020 on Board Moonwave

Like for most, 2020 didn’t work out as originally planned but it definitively was a memorable year on board Moonwave. The year 2020 started with cruising the Exumas and the Southern Bahamian Islands. [Moonwave in Bahamas (Dec 2019)]   After a short stop-over in Turks & Caicos
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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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