Cocos Keeling: A Slice of Paradise

There are places that you hear about from other cruisers, special places. Perhaps the first time will be over sundowners in someone’s cockpit, and then again online, or through the coconut telegraph. After a while, a few of these places rise to the top, they become legendary.  We have had the incredible good fortune of […]

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Position Report: May 22, 2016

Position: 12º 5.778′ S 96º 52.788′ E Arrived in Cocos Keeling. We are all super glad to be not on passage. Vick celebrated by cooking 4 pizzas and now we are all celebrating by eating them. Later on we may celebrate with a margarita or two. We’ll spend our time here, beach-combing, snorkeling, and working […]

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Position Report: May 22, 2016

Position: 10º 53.172′ S 98º 31.272′ E Standing, one foot on the weather deck and one foot in the cockpit, staring out over the bow and beyond, I am reminded of all the times in my youth when I stared over the deck of our Luders, out past Louds Island, to the deep water. I […]

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Position Report: May 19, 2016

Position: 7º 10.278′ S 101º 17.28′ E When I hired Bob Perry to advise me on which boat to circumnavigate on, he hammered into me that “seakindly” was not a word, and that it was too ambiguous to be used in serious discussions about a sailing boat’s qualities. I accept the venerable man’s critique, but […]

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Position Report: May 18, 2016

Position: 5º 33.828′ S 102º 26.31′ E Enggan pitstop successful. We had the anchor down just after sunrise. After breakfast and a 15 minute “power-nap” (power nothing, I promise) we were loading the dinghy for a shore trip. We found the local business man, and arranged for diesel to be delivered, or maybe we would […]

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Position Report: May 18, 2016

Position: 5º 33.828′ S 102º 26.31′ E Enggan pitstop successful. We had the anchor down just after sunrise. After breakfast and a 15 minute “power-nap” (power nothing, I promise) we were loading the dinghy for a shore trip. We found the local business man, and arranged for diesel to be delivered, or maybe we would […]

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