The RACE from Panama to the Galápagos Islands -The contestants ‘Khiimori’(Bavaria 44) & ‘Roaring Meg’(Beneteau Oceanis 405)

As my daughter Kirstin quite rightly said, "whenever two yachts set out at the same time for the same destination it is a race whether it has been discussed or not!" GAME ON. After spending 4 days 'on the other side' at Las Brisas anchorage while we sorted all those last minute shortcomings, both yachts …

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Arrival at Shelter Bay Marina, Panama 🇵🇦

After visiting my daughter Casey, Andrew and their children Archie and Millie in San Francisco it was time to fly South to Panama. I had arranged to meet Violeta Owczarek and George McGuigan at Tocaman Airport at 0700hrs on  April 2019. They were there waiting however it would be another 3 hours before I would …

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Contact details and tracker for the Pacific Voyage 2019

To those who wish to follow our adventures this year as we sail South West across the Pacific to New Zealand then the tracking link for Roaring Meg is below Yo Y’all - below I have attached the tracking link for the 2019 Pacific Voyage. https://forecast.predictwind.com/tracking/display/RoaringMeg Tap on this baby and it should show our …

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From Antigua to Guadeloupe and Marie Galante ( Total distance 90 Nm)

We cleared out of Antigua in daylight and set a course for a small fishing village on the North West corner of Guadeloupe called Deshaies(pronounced De Hay). This cute little Creole village was made famous by the film, 'Death in Paradise'. The pilot book stated that the owner of a shop called the 'Pelican' was …

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Tortola to Virgin Gorda (20 Nm), St. Martin (75 Nm)and Antigua(85 Nm)

We contacted the neighbouring Virgin Gorda to see if the marina at Spanish Town might have a berth available and the answer was YES. It was only a short hop across to Spanish Town and we headed directly for the fuel dock. I have learned that it is best to keep the diesel tank full …

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