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...

Captains Blog Sept 12, 2018

As Hurricane Lane passes closely to the west of the Hawaiian Islands, SV Kwai is in Christmas Island, finishing up her Voyage 45.  Kwai arrived last night and will discharge her 100 tons of Fanning copra today, then spend a few days painting the topsides before...

Blog from Ben…. 16 July 2018

16th of July 2018, washed-out to sea Captain Evy allowed me to write a blog while sailing on the Kwai as a passenger. As a long-time member of the Kwai family, I was very happy to be part of Voyage 45, at least for a tiny bit. Currently I am visiting the Line Group...