Ben gineer Blog

5th of December 2016, Sinterklaas on Teraina Island Today we arrive on Washington Island and it happens to be a special day for Dutch people, like me. Once a year the Dutch celebrate Sinterklaas, Saint Nicolas day. A bearded old white holy man, dressed up like the...

Captain’s Blog

Thanksgiving Day, 2016 7N 158W We are heading north after a brief stop at Penrhyn Island to load empty drums for use in Kiribati.  The wind is fine in the East at 10-12 knots and we are motors ailing with all sail set at 7+ knots.  Good fortune has carried us through...

Bens News from the ship.

18th of November 2016, Southern Pacific Ocean Sailing on this great blue ocean, halfway between Fiji and Christmas island, I asked captain Brad for an interview. I was interested in his opinion about the effect that the new mizzen sail has on the sailing...