Ship Logs

End of KWAI Voyage 40

Aloha, Mauri and Kia Orana all, KWAI successfully returned to Hawaii on 1 September 2017 and this officially brings Voyage 40 to a close. Woo Hoo!!! It was a good trip all around and I'm hoping that Captain Brad will write to you himself with a little more of an...

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20th of August, Washington Island

I thought that the Kwai's way of working was pretty darn efficient up to now, but a recent change in external factors has improved our efficiency even more. Since a few months ago, the planes of Air Kiribati have been increasing their service to the Line Islands....

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On Watch- Supercargo Inna

On watch A sudden movement disturbs the strong constant waves of wind in the dark air that separates us. A soft gleam of light appears, and a swift of sweet flower scent that tickles my nose. Suddenly and shortly the face of the helmsmen lightens up, close, very close...

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30th of July 2017, Pukapuka

For three days we have been tied to the reef on the coast of Pukapuka Island, waiting for the wind to decrease or change direction. Our next port of call, Rakahanga, lies 270 nautical miles to the East, and it made no sense beating into the strong winds and heavy...

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