Our rouute, and tentative timing, is based on personal conversations, Jimmy Cornell’s book “world sailing routes,” sv Soggy Pays, and Noonsite. All distances need to be confirmed. I realize things change. As they say, men make plans, Neptune laughs. With that being said, here goes (Rendition 1): New Zealand to Noumea New Caledonia (915 […]
Interesting trivia for you: ‘A SHOT OF WHISKEY’ In the old west a .45 cartridge for a six-gun cost 12 cents, so did a glass of whiskey. If a cowhand was low on cash he would often give the bartender a cartridge in exchange for a drink. This became known as a “shot” of whiskey. […]
Where is Tim Sunday February 10, 2019 Opua New Zealand I still have a fresh water leak on Intrepid. The best I can figure is it i on the non pressurized side of my 10 gallon starboard water tank. The seal between the tank side and tank top seems to leak when that tank is […]
I cut out the starboard water tank, with all its leaks. Will make some cosmetic fixes and use the space for tool storage. I can always replace the tank at a later time, but since I installed a water maker, I doubt I will need it.
“To be truly challenging, a voyage, like a life, must rest on a firm foundation of financial unrest. Otherwise, you are doomed to a routine traverse, the kind known to yachtsmen who play with their boats at sea… “cruising” it is called. Voyaging belongs to seamen, and to the wanderers of the world who cannot, […]