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Taking Another Tack

“hark, now hear the sailors cry,  smell the sea, and feel the sky  let your soul & spirit fly, into the mystic…”  ― Van Morrison WE DID IT!!! …We hadn’t quite crossed the Pacific… We hadn’t made it to Australia or even to New Zealand. …We hadn’t set any records or Read more…

By Bearfoot Gypsy, ago
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Baguette it or not

And then there was land. Lots and lots of land. Too much land in fact. We wanted to see it all (but couldn’t. obviously.). It’s hard to think back to two months ago when we finally washed up in Marquesas exhausted, filthy, skinny and caffeine deprived… but we finally pulled Read more…

By Bearfoot Gypsy, ago
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50 Days of Sea

It was too good to be true…  Thursday, 12 June, 14:57 The boat was about as ready as it would ever be – supplies, spares, repairs, even the crew was ready and that says a lot… we’d never been so ready for anything in all our lives! We had a Read more…

By Bearfoot Gypsy, ago
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Flipping Panama

The seas are always bluer on the other side .Or at least they appear to be. But the surface of Panama city is deceiving.  There’s far too much craziness that lies beneath. After a couple of days of acclimatizing to the Pacific, my brother arrived and a whole new adventure Read more…

By Bearfoot Gypsy, ago
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Miracles Happen.

Once upon a time there was a little boat of epicness. 27 feet of pure awesomeness Her name was Yoldia Yoldia needed a lot of work.  So for almost a month we did nothing but work on her. Then one day we decided that she was ready for the Pacific. Read more…

By Bearfoot Gypsy, ago