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72. The Big Blue

I’m getting ready to go in a couple of days. I have already checked out of Panamá so technically I guess I’m an illegal alien here in the anchorage. But I have no more need to go ashore. I’ll spend the next couple of days cleaning Saoirse’s bottom from shells and growth that has accumulated… Continue reading 72. The Big Blue

71. In the Pacific! (Revised)

Saoirse has transited the Panamá Canal and left the Atlantic Ocean behind. My first impression of the Pacific is that the water is colder, less salty and that it is a lot more tidal. The climate is also a lot less humid and I have not seen any rain this side of the canal. It’s… Continue reading 71. In the Pacific! (Revised)

70. The Panamá Canal

In a few days I will go through the Panamá Canal. One of the wonders of the modern world and one of the largest and most complicated engineering projects ever undertaken. I could bore you with tons of facts and figures that you can find online but, in short, the Spanish conquistadors considered it back… Continue reading 70. The Panamá Canal

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  1. Well congrats but dissapointed with the fishing after everything i tried to teach you looks like we will have to come to the carib to give you a refresher course on how to fish,not lose nets,how to put clicker on and drag settings !!! All the best amigo


    1. Thanks my friends. Your lessons were great. And we only dragged the line when we wanted fish. Happy to take a refresher class though. You are so welcome on Saoirse anytime. And I would love to teach you sailing. Would love to see you two as students rather than teachers! Take care of each other. You are truly a special couple. Tomas


  2. Hello there you all at the boat ,
    I, Hectors grandmother and Björn came here to SouthAfrika, 40 km from Cape Town, a week ago. We were looking for warm and sunny weather but not the 35 degrees we had the other day and next weekend it will be around 40!!.
    Such days we don’t spend at the golfcourse.
    However wheather change very quickly with some rainshowers announced tomorrow and around 26. Golfcompetition is at the schema.

    Today we have visited 3 vineyards, tested wine and had lunch. Wine is a very big industri here and most of the wines keep high standard.

    We follow your further aventures and are very glad for the beatiful photos. Hector I can still recognice you!!

    All the bests from us / Margarete and Björn


  3. hi tomas and crew from a dreary day in dublin

    sent u some emails, not sure if you received them

    was in les saintes 30 years ago and still remember it . what an beautiful island

    regards, fergal


    1. Hi there Fergal. Yes, Les Saintes was fabulous. In Barbuda now. Fantastic too. I’m not sure why but I have not received your mail. I’ll send you something directly later to make sure you have the right address. Best. Tomas


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