KWAI Hawaii bound, end of Voyage 39

Sailing Ship Kwai is headed home to Hawaii at the end of Voyage 39.  She departed Fanning Island on Saturday, 27 May with a good weather window.  Wind was ESE for the first time in weeks.  The ITCZ has been hanging around between Christmas and Fanning Island for a...

Brad Ives Post 11 May, 2017

Kwai returned to Fanning Island on the 6th of May after a 3 week swing through the Northern Cook Islands with stops at Penrhyn, Rakahanga, Manihiki and Puka Puka.  We had not visited this group since Voyage 36 on the way to Fiji, so there was plenty of catching up...

Post from First Mate Megan- 13th April 2017

The night could not have been more serene than our sail from Fanning to Teraina. Moonlight glittered silver on the wavelets in a broad path towards the horizon. The sky was bright and a fair breeze filled the sails, quietly setting us North West, towards our...

Post from First Mate Megan

Over  1,100 Nautical miles, and almost due south of the Hawaiian islands, between 2 degrees north and 5 degrees north of the equator, lie the inhabited isles of Kiritimati, Tabuarean and Teraina. Strung out like pearls in this remote area of the Pacific, these...

Voyage 39- Depart Honolulu, Hawaii

Kwai departed Hawaii on 18 March, right on schedule.  The turnaround time was only 10 days.  The cargo acceptance team arrived 4 days before the ship to process cargoes already purchased and stored in our shoreside container at Pier 31.  This is part of our current...

20 February, 2017, Kiribati

Voyage 38 has been so busy no one has had time to write any blog, so I will make up some stuff from the office.  Actually I know pretty much what is going on from emails and twice daily radio schedule with the ship.  Today, 20 February they are in Teraina (Washington...