Sunrise: Chasing the dream

Life filled with adventure, both actual and spiritual.

04 November 2016 | Tahaa, French POlynesia
03 November 2016 | Raiatea Lagoon, French Polynesia
02 November 2016 | Apooiti, Raiatea, French Polynesia
02 November 2016 | Uturoa, Raiatea, French Polynesia
02 November 2016
02 November 2016 | Uturoa, Raiatea French Polynesia
30 October 2016 | Pass at the NE corner of Raiatea, French Polynesia.
18 October 2016 | Apooiti, Raiatea, French Polynesia
17 October 2016 | SW corner of Tahaa
15 October 2016 | SW corner of Tahaa
06 October 2016 | Uturoa, Raiatea, French Polynesia
30 September 2016 | Marina Apooiti, Raiatea, French Polynesia
30 September 2016 | Apooiti, Raiatea, French Polynesia
28 September 2016 | Uturoa, Raiatea, French Polynesia
26 September 2016 | Apooiti, raiatea, French Polynesia
24 September 2016 | Apooiti, Raiatea, French Polynesia
24 September 2016 | Apooiti, Raiatea, French Polynesia
22 September 2016 | Apooiti, Raiatea, French Polynesia
22 September 2016 | Apooiti, Raiatea, French Polynesia
20 September 2016 | Apooiti, Raiatea, French Polynesia

Cruisers

02 October 2011 | Atlantic Highlands, NJ
Bill: 70 clear, light wind sw
In two years we have met some of the most amazing people. We think that people who are part of the cruising community are a remarkable bunch. Of course they come from all walks of life, economic status and from every corner of the world.

There is an instant camaraderie that comes from knowing that we are all together in close proximity to the elements. Until today we have found every one of them to be kind and generous even under the worst of circumstances. We have seen remarkable cheerfulness even when two boats are cheek and jowl because one has dragged into another in a squall. We have seen people flock to help a cruiser aground, people willing to contribute parts and expertise to someone broken down far from a yard or Tow Boat US. Old salts are always willing to offer suggestions to new cruisers. This is one reason why we love it out here.

Well, today we had a very unsettling encounter with someone on a boat that was either mean spirited or (hopefully) they we having a rough go of it and let the wrong comments fly. Not the kind of first we like. And on the other hand, pretty remarkable that two years out has given us so many remarkable encounters.

We moved to be away from these folks. New position: 40 25.091'n:074 01.366'w
Comments
Vessel Name: Sunrise
Vessel Make/Model: Hallberg Rassy 38
Hailing Port: Dorset, VT
Crew: Bill, Lara and Isobel Calfee
About: We left Lake Champlain September 18th, 2009. Isobel was 7 months old
Home Page: http://www.sailblogs.com/member/beherenowii
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An amazing day out with two local guys on Moorea, Polynesia
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2013 trip to Peru
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E-dock community
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Repairs to the teak deck
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The survey and other early photos
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A new crew member joins Be Here Now II
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A 20 day journey across the Atlantic Ocean
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During the summers 2005-2007 we sailed Lake Champlain on Be Here Now, our 23' Seafarer Kestrel
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