Kia Ora

14 May 2015 | Fakarava Atoll, Tuamotus, French Polynesia
25 April 2015 | Hana Moe Noa, Tahuatu, Marquesas, French Polynesia
24 April 2015 | Atuona, Hiva Oa, Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia
13 April 2015 | Somewhere on the Pacific, still
11 April 2015 | Somewhere on the Pacific, still
11 April 2015 | Somewhere on the Pacific, still
09 April 2015 | Somewhere on the Pacific, still
02 April 2015 | Somewhere on the Pacific
07 March 2015 | Galapagos, Ecuador
07 March 2015 | San Cristobal, Galapagos
05 March 2015 | Galapagos
01 March 2015 | Galapagos Islands
27 February 2015 | Galapagos Islands
27 February 2015 | Pacific Ocean
26 February 2015 | Pacific Ocean
26 February 2015 | Pacific Ocean
26 February 2015 | Pacific Ocean
23 February 2015 | Pacific Ocean
18 February 2015 | Still in Las Perlas Islands
17 February 2015 | Las Perlas Islands, Panama

Half Way Day!

09 April 2015 | Somewhere on the Pacific, still
Julie
We figure that today might be our half way day. Hopefully yesterday was. Today is day 12 of our passage from the Galapagos to The Marquesas in French Polynesia and we still have 1457 nautical miles to go.

Things are good although I wouldn't want to do this passage again. Seas have been very choppy, we experience squalls every night and it's hard having to hold on 24/7 for this long of a time. Even right now I've got both hands on the keyboard but have my feet propped along a wall and the companionway latter to keep me at the computer. Eating has been a joke. I can manage cutting up fruit and cheese or heating something up in a pan but cooking a meal is out of the question.

I will be glad to have this accomplishment under my belt but am questioning my sanity when I didn't think about flying to New Zealand and buying a boat there. Duh.

I can receive short text messages at 881623415542. I'd be delighted to hear from my friends and family. Questions, notes of encouragement, and jokes are all appreciated!

I am in contact with 14 other boats who are all in the general area. We meet on the SSB radio every day at noon,
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Vessel Name: Kia Ora
Vessel Make/Model: Hylas 44
Hailing Port: Seattle, Washington, USA
Crew: Julie and Ken Dausman
Extra: In the spring of 2011 we left Seattle and headed north. We spent 6 months circumnavigating Vancouver Island. We headed out again in the summer of 2012 and are now cruising in Central America.

Heading South

Who: Julie and Ken Dausman
Port: Seattle, Washington, USA