Valiam Sails Around the World

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Sailing in my Sarong : Around the World - a 30 year dream. 386 pages, 72 colour

Who: Linda and Bill Anderson. To purchase our book 'Sailing in my Sarong' for $39.95 +postage, see Paypal/visa button below (or email us: [email protected])
Port: Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia

Current Position - click on positions for log entr

Linda's book "Sailing in my Sarong" A$39.95 + A$10 postage in Australia. (other countries please email Linda : [email protected])
20 March 2015 | Mooloolaba, Qld, Australia
12 March 2015 | Lavrion, Greece
10 February 2015 | Tasmania
10 February 2015 | Tasmania
10 February 2015 | Near St Mary's, Tasmania
10 February 2015 | Grape Wine Bar, Salamanca place, Hobart
10 February 2015 | Tasmania
05 February 2015 | Mooloolaba, QLD, Australia
25 January 2015 | Mooloolaba, Qld, Australia
23 January 2015 | Sand Hills, Moreton Island, QLD, Australia
23 January 2015
23 January 2015 | Moreton Bay, QLD Australia
23 January 2015 | Karragarra Island, Moreton Bay
23 January 2015
23 January 2015 | Southport, QLD, Australia
23 January 2015
17 January 2015

Lati's painting still looking good in the Azores

06 June 2016
Today I was looking through the Women Who Sail Australia posts on Facebook when I saw Lati's painting on the wall in Horta, The Azores. Australian Yacht Tuuletar has just arrived sailing directly from Ascension Island and South Africa. A long haul! Here's their blog :
Click here for yacht Tuuletar
Vessel Name: Valiam
Vessel Make/Model: Valiam: Lidgard 45 (Single chine plywood) designed by Gary Lidgard. Built by Bill Anderson and Steve Thornalley. Lati: 31ft 1967 Kim Holman built in Barcelona. Original name Latigazo
Hailing Port: Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia
Crew: Linda and Bill Anderson. To purchase our book 'Sailing in my Sarong' for $39.95 +postage, see Paypal/visa button below (or email us: [email protected])
About:
We fulfilled a 30 year dream to sail the world. After rearing our family and leaving our full time jobs we finally began our world circumnavigation on Valiam. We built her in a paddock in the Sunshine Coast hinterland in 1994 with the help of friend Steve. [...]
Extra:
CIRCUMNAVIGATION ON VALIAM: We left Mooloolaba on the 7th November 2007, sailed to Townsville, leaving Australian waters on 26th November 2007 for PNG, Palau, Philippines, Borneo, Malaysia,Singapore, Cocos Keeling islands. We crossed the Indian Ocean to Rodrigues, Mauritius,Reunion and South [...]
Valiam 's Photos - French Polynesia
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the staff eat the bits not used!!
Linda
extracting the pearl Gauguin pear farm Rangiroa
techinician
alter at Avoturu pass Rangiroa
waterside dining with Priscilla and Don
Avoturu motu Rangiroa
drilling hole in my pearl Gaugin pearl farm
lunch at the Kia Ora hotel
Kia Ora bures, Valiam and other yachts
walking along ocean side of Tuputu, Rangiroa
Taken from outside Kia Ora hotel restaurant. Valiam looking gorgeous in this setting. Guest here pay $1000 a night in the over the water bures!
the busy town of 
Tuputu
Tuputu pass - looks narrower from the land!
Windy! Rangiroa on our first day out
 
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Sailing in my Sarong : Around the World - a 30 year dream. 386 pages, 72 colour

Who: Linda and Bill Anderson. To purchase our book 'Sailing in my Sarong' for $39.95 +postage, see Paypal/visa button below (or email us: [email protected])
Port: Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia

Current Position - click on positions for log entr

Linda's book "Sailing in my Sarong" A$39.95 + A$10 postage in Australia. (other countries please email Linda : [email protected])