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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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Tahiti & Moorea [2020]

Lat/Long: 017° 31 South / 149° 34 West Moonwave and her crew had a great time in French Polynesia. I guess I have to admit right away that I have fallen a bit in love with French Polynesia. It was always a bucket list destination and I have not been disappointed – I also have to
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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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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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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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