Ben-gineers Blog “Arriving to Honolulu”

24th of March 2015, Honolulu harbor So here we are, back in Honolulu: the melting pot of Haves and Wannabees. Our dear friend Jack has been living amongst the homeless for a while and found what I already deduced from personal observation. Most of these people chose...

Ben’s Blog 21 March 2015

The Equinox! Today we celebrate the fact that nights will become shorter giving us more time to enjoy the sunlight and the beautiful ocean that surrounds us. Weather has been exceptionally good and the waves look magnificent as they reach up to the bridges wings....

Bengineer’s Blog 16 March

16th of March 2015, FAN, CXI and homeward bound  The trip from WAS to FAN was inspiring. The wind came true NE and we could sail the whole way.  Usually this leg is a slog.  In Fanning the ongoing operation took us one day work and half a day off. The preparations for...

Captain’s Blog 3/13/15

This morning Kwai shares the roadstead at Christmas Island with 3 freezer ships, 2 superseiners and the bulk carrier Quinghe from Hong Kong.  This big bight is used by the Kiribati licensed tuna fishing fleet to discharge their catch to the freezer ships. The seiners...

Captain Brad

Pretty perfect conditions on our third night of voyage 31.  The breeze has settled in the ENE at 15 knots and we are sailing at 6-7 knots making just East of South. The sea is slight, just the regular trade wind 6′ swell running.  The beam wind keeps her steady...