Captain Brad’s post- 21 Oct, 2018

21 October 2018 Well so much for the joy of watching the spray come off the back of the waves in Teraina.  Today we are watching the 12’ waves build up and crash on the south shore, closing out the pass and making cargo work in possible.  We arrived on a Kiribati...

Captain Brad’s Blog October 5, 2018

You would think that this route would get boring.  Same islands again and again.  In the last 12 months we have seen Fanning 24 times and Washington 10.  To me it is never boring.  The customers may be much the same but that is part of the fun to see them back for...

Captains Blog

Yesterday we had another day of beauty.  The evening before we ran through some squalls blowing out of a clear sky.  Rain and wind to lay Kwai over and run her up to 9 and even 10 knots with topsail holding her own.  The next morning was a staggering display of clouds...

20 September, 2018.

As of 10:00 am today 20 September, KWAI’s position is 11.996 Latitude and 157:30 Longitude. Light winds and they are motor sailing. All is well on board as they continue to head south to their first stop Kiritimati (Christmas Island), Kiribati.

Captain Brad’s Blog September 18, 2018

What a beautiful day to be at sea.  The wind is just aft of the beam blowing an easy 15 knots, sun shining brightly but not hot in the breezy wheelhouse.  All sail is set and pulling, crew relaxed and laughing.  Kwai herself is happy, just look over the bow and she...