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The travels of Nana, Markus and Nick aboard Namani
Nicky's Page
04-Jan-2012, Shelter Bay Marina, Panama

Nicky now has his own section on Namani's homepage. The links on the left of the homepage now include "Nicky's Page". Under this heading you can find a short introduction "about Nicky, by Nicky" and some of Nicky's school work. We'll see what else Nicky will come up with...

08 - In Panama
Sneak Preview: Addendum...
04-Jan-2012, Shelter Bay Marina, Panama

Astarté (Markus went with them through the Canal as a line handler, see "Sneak Preview" post below) has posted a detailed report of their Canal transit and some interesting pictures of the same.

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08 - In Panama
Happy New Year!
01-Jan-2012, Shelter Bay Marina, Panama

A very happy new year to everyone and fair winds for 2012 - or, as they say in Germany: "Immer eine Hand breit Wasser unter dem Kiel!" (always a hand's width of water beneath the keel).

Have started to work down our job list here in Shelter Bay, with fixing the anchor windlass being high on the priority list. Originally, we had also planned to be hauled out here in Shelter Bay to apply some anti-fouling and fix some scrapes on the bottom of the keel (from our grounding in Maine, just after re-launching Namani). But given that the hull still looks clean and that the keel scrapes were minor, we may postpone that until Tahiti.

Luckily, the swimming pool here at the marina and a French boy on the neighbor dock provide sufficient distraction for Nicky. Very interesting to see the two kids play without a common language between them. While we would like to move on a bit quicker, many of the jobs on our list are much easier with Namani tied to a dock here rather than being anchored on the Pacific side. Another plus is the frequent information exchange with other boats, which is always helpful and interesting. Stay tuned ...

PS: The picture above was taken in the San Blas Isands (Hollandes Cays)

08 - In Panama

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