We had been in Savusavu for almost a week. The refrigerator was full, the wine stocked, kava purchased and best … Continue reading Viani Bay
We left Tonga with a mild forecast of 15 knots of wind for the first 12 hours, decreasing when we … Continue reading Fun in Fiji (keeping the alliteration going)
My dad held the boat off the steep cliffs of the small island that housed Swallows Cave. He had just … Continue reading Tales from Tonga
Have you ever swum in water 16,000 feet deep? It is a strange feeling when you can see 150 feet … Continue reading TOGO, TOGO, TOGO!
“Oh but I cannot, can not stay. I must be off a-buccaneering.” John Steinbeck, ficticiously attributed those worlds to Captain … Continue reading Why?
We tied a bowline into the eye of the mooring and put on our equipment. Our friend Gemma told us … Continue reading “Crikey Mate” – Steve Irwin
Back in 1960, when I was just 9 years old, my favorite TV show was James A. Michner’s Adventures in … Continue reading The Cruising Dream Confronts Reality
After a long day last week on Hiva Oa fixing our propeller problem, Things that go “Klunk” in the night, … Continue reading Hangin’ With the Locals
After 20 days at sea, as the sky brightened, we could make out the outline of an island on the … Continue reading Hiva Oa
Here at six degrees south latitude, without access to Google, I am loathe to use famous quotations without first identifying … Continue reading Squid Row