Yard Dogs

Our time in the boatyard was so long and the spectrum of emotions so vast, that I decided to make it into a little slideshow video. Enjoy!   Related

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Position Report: February 06, 2016

Position: 6º 18.612′ N 99º 50.754′ E Langkawi. Finally. I can not believe we are here. The day was beautiful for sailing. Slightly overcast with wind generally just forward of the beam at 10-15 knots. We had a few squalls, which I figured was just like taking a car to the car wash after it’s […]

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Position Report: February 05, 2016

Position: 5º 30.42′ N 100º 22.716′ E After 56 Days in the boatyard, Convivia is floating again. Dolled up and beefed up, we are ready for the Indian Ocean. Tomorrow we plan to leave Penang for Langkawi. I can hardly believe it’s true. All is well. Related

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Thaispusam in Penang

We had an Uber driver recently that asked us if we would be in Penang for Thaipusam.  He was part way through forty days of  preparation, fasting, celibacy and not shaving in advance of this important Tamil Hindu holiday commentating the God Murugan,  representing goodness over evil. Because our stay in Penang was much longer […]

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Yard Dog’s Christmas

We have been in the boat yard for two weeks now. Things are moving along at the expected pace (slower than I would hope, but reasonable for this oppressive climate). The boat is covered, and has its first coat of primer. The propeller shaft is off, the old swim ladder (which has been held captive by […]

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Position Report: December 14, 2015

Position: 5º 16.95′ N 100º 17.418′ E Convivia is on the hard at Pen-Marine in Penang, Malyasia. We were warned that the current would be heavy coming in, and we were not ….disappointed? Conviv bumped a few times but the lift workers had large foam mats in place to mitigate the impact. I didn’t see […]

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Global Circumnavigation: 2012 – Present

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Global Circumnavigation: 2012 – Present

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