Ben’s Blog, January 10, 2019

Kwai salvages yacht “Blue Star” Just as I was wondering how Voyage 47 could go by without “drama”, universe provided us with some action. On our return from Washington Island we found a yacht anchored very close to our mooring in Fanning...

Ben’s Blog January 7, 2019

7th of January 2019, The Fanning Flu It has been quite a while since we carried this many passengers. Thanks to the inter-island services of Air-Kiribati, we have grown accustomed to having only a handful of locals traveling with us from island to outer-island....

Ben’s Christmas Blog, 2018

25th of December 2018, Christmas on the high seas On Christmas eve we passed the Equator, heading North from Pukapuka to Fanning Island. We were lucky to have nothing but steady trade-winds to keep our sails full, while staying on track towards our destination....

Ben’s Blog 19 December 2018

19th of December 2018, Coconut Crab We came to our most southern destination of Voyage 47, and landed at my favorite of islands on our route. Nassau island only knows about 6 dozen inhabitants but their positive energy make up for their numbers. This energy is...