Bengineer’s Blog November 26

6th of November 2018, Christmas swap As usual, Christmas island is the place where most of the standing crew is replaced by fresh sailors. And, as usual, the crew that went to Honolulu on the Kwai, brought back plenty of ‘goodies’ for the family. In this...

Chief Mate Carson’s Blog

After 9 days at sea, I was on watch at 0400 Thursday morning.  I could see a faint outline of Fanning Island on the radar. As the sun rose and we got closer we could could see the Island with our own eyes; The whole crew was excited. Beeni, a Fanning resident got up...

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...