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Captain Brad’s post- 21 Oct, 2018

21 October 2018 Well so much for the joy of watching the spray come off the back of the waves in Teraina.  Today we are watching the 12’ waves build up and crash on the south shore, closing out the pass and making cargo work in possible.  We arrived on a Kiribati...

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Captain Brad’s Blog October 5, 2018

You would think that this route would get boring.  Same islands again and again.  In the last 12 months we have seen Fanning 24 times and Washington 10.  To me it is never boring.  The customers may be much the same but that is part of the fun to see them back for...

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Captains Blog

Yesterday we had another day of beauty.  The evening before we ran through some squalls blowing out of a clear sky.  Rain and wind to lay Kwai over and run her up to 9 and even 10 knots with topsail holding her own.  The next morning was a staggering display of clouds...

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20 September, 2018.

As of 10:00 am today 20 September, KWAI's position is 11.996 Latitude and 157:30 Longitude. Light winds and they are motor sailing. All is well on board as they continue to head south to their first stop Kiritimati (Christmas Island), Kiribati.

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Blog from Ben…. 16 July 2018

16th of July 2018, washed-out to sea Captain Evy allowed me to write a blog while sailing on the Kwai as a passenger. As a long-time member of the Kwai family, I was very happy to be part of Voyage 45, at least for a tiny bit. Currently I am visiting the Line Group...

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Blog from Captain Brad

Kwai departed Honolulu on Voyage 45 on 27th of June, about 3 days behind schedule.  During the 3 week stay at Kewalo Basin, Hal and Miles Rainwater, of MDR Machine, along with Captain Evy and Chief Engineer, Charles swapped out the tired GM 12-71 for the one rebuilt...

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Voyage 44- Captain Brad

Here is a brief recap of our Voyage 44.  So much happened that could not be published at the time due to the loss of the office. Kwai departed Honolulu on the 14 of April with another very full load for the Line Islands and northern Cook Islands.  The trip south was...

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Apologies for no posts last voyage

This is Mama KWAI writting to you today. I do sincerely apologize for not having maintained the KWAI website with any news this past voyage # 44. I really do have an excuse I think you will accept though and that is our house and office was inundated by Lava on the...

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