Monthly Archives: January 2009

Roughing it out.

‘A picture tells more than 1000 words’, is how the saying goes.  Well, here are a few more pictures of the interior of  ‘Waratah’. Wynand and his crew have been doing a fantastic job. I love the big aft cabin, … Continue reading

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Jessica Watson, youngest solo around the world.

A big heads-up for the web site of 15 year old Jessica Watson, youngest round. Jessica is setting out to become the youngest person to sail solo non-stop and un-assisted around the World. Australian Jesse Martin set the current record … Continue reading

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Propeller shaft.

A few pictures of the propeller shaft arrangement. The first 3 pictures show the outside. The whole shaft arrangement is slightly out of line with respect to the longitudinal axis of the boat. This enables pulling the shaft from the … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year from a cold and windy Shanghai. The holidays are over, and I already miss the nice weather, excellent food, clean air and water, and last but not least, the friendly people of Thailand. Meanwhile get aquainted with … Continue reading

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Christmas in Thailand.

On December 20 we left for Phuket via Bangkok. We had rented a boat from Rob Williams’ YachtPro in Yacht Haven Marina, and were scheduled to leave for a 5 day trip starting Monday December 20. We stayed 2 nights … Continue reading

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