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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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Let’s talk “Hybrid System” – three years later [May 2021]

  France, April 2018 – Seychelles, May 2021  Total: about 40.000 nm About two years back, I published an article with the title “One year feedback of the New Hybrid System” back in May 2019. Now it’s time to give a “Three year/40.000 nm feedback” of the Hybrid System on boa
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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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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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Pacific Crossing [Oct 2020]

Westbound Crossing of the South Pacific Ocean from Tahiti to Torres Strait on board Moonwave   For most people or cruisers a “pacific crossing” is the passage from Panama or Galápagos Islands to French Polynesia. Especially the passage from Galapagos to Marqueses is the longest d
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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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