Adventia B4 Dementia

Our NEXT sailing adventure!

In early September 2019 we were boat-less, once again, land dwellers, gainfully employed like all respectful souls ought to be. Life is good! BUT, Karin and I started talking about the “next” boat. This is very dangerous and precarious downhill slippery slope. It wasn’t too long before we identified what we wanted:        […]

Mayaluga’s new owners!

Karin and I want to extend a hearty “thank you” to Calibre Yacht Sales (Rob Ksyniuk) for conducting the sale of Mayaluga in such an efficient and professional manner. Having bought and sold many boats in past years, this was such a refreshing exercise. We are delighted that Mayaluga has gone to such a good […]

Mayaluga now relectantly FOR SALE

1978-2018 HANS CHRISTIAN 38T “MAYALUGA” $189,500 CDN (Picture gallery at foot of post – click pics for high resolution) This outstanding vessel is truly offshore ready.  Many are advertised as “offshore ready”, but Mayaluga is truly offshore-turnkey.  Provision her, step aboard and go!  Rebuilt from the ground up, the recent professional survey states: ……. in […]

Homeward bound!

(Please click pics for high resolution view) Our last leg from Hawaii and home – only 3,000 nautical miles! We reluctantly say our goodbyes to warm weather and Waikiki Beach just a 10 minute stroll from our slip at the Hawaii Yacht Club, Ali-Wai Harbour, Oahu.                   […]

Day 11 – romping along to Hawaii

This is what ocean sailing is all about ……. an amazing day with incredible sailing! During the early hours of Saturday morning the seas flattened out, relatively speaking. When the sea is down to 10 foot we now are conditioned to think of it as “flat”. We have enjoyed sunny skies all day, a lovely […]

Equator crossed heading North

The equatorial crossing was an uneventful milestone. I was so tired that when we crossed at about 5:00am local, I slept right through it, having asked Karin NOT to wake me! We are both pretty exhausted. Seas are still rough and bumpy and everything is wet and salty. The cabin sole stays damp and slippery. […]

Cheese and Wine

Tonight we departed from the “norm” and dined on cheese and wine. A good portion of the day was spent cleaning and disinfecting the fridge and freezer after throwing away soooo much good food yesterday. We are not sure how long our cheese will last …. so we decided to quaff as much of it […]

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