Voyage 51 (Blog 3)

14th of November 2019 It’s Wednesday morning and the airplane has started it’s descend towards the Christmas Island runway. From above, I’m glad to see Kwai on anchor off the jetty. Today is the day for the great crew-swap. Besides me, the engineer,...

Voyage 51 (Blog 2)

Kwai arrived in Christmas Island from Honolulu on 30th of October, and the next day began discharge of cargoes.  The trip south was fine, though we ran out of wind for the last half and had to motor sail to keep up speed. On All Saints Day, the cremated remains of...

Voyage 51 (Blog 1)

Kwai sailed from Honolulu on Voyage 51 on Monday 21 October 2019, with a crew of 10.  The day before the cremated ashes of our shipmate, Tetaake Aretana, were brought aboard by Captain Brad and they sail with us now.  Before departure Ross arranged for a Catholic...