Off On A Lark!

Sailing Adventures In The South Pacific

Vessel Name: 'Lark'
Vessel Make/Model: Malo 38
Hailing Port: Port Townsend WA
Crew: Brad Nelson and Linda Attaway
Extra: 'Lark' at Lape Island, Vava'u Tonga
27 March 2018 | Port Townsend WA
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23 March 2018 | Opua NZ Boatyard
23 March 2018 | Opua NZ Boatyard
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10 March 2018 | Far North New Zealand
09 March 2018 | Far North New Zealand
07 March 2018 | Opua NZ Boatyard
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27 March 2018 | Port Townsend WA

Ta-Da!

We're back in Port Townsend after our flights from Auckland to Sydney AU, Sydney to LA, then LA to Seattle. It's a long haul, but we'll look forward to doing it again even if 'Lark' moves on to a new owner.

26 March 2018

And The Winner Is ...

Thanks to everyone who came up with an answer to my absurd question of how many screws were removed from the decks on 'Lark'.

24 March 2018

Being Afloat

After a night in a work berth at the boatyard, we moved back to our mooring today. Nice to feel water under the hull again, and not be climbing that ladder in and out of the boat multiple times a day. We're still putting things back together, peeling off masking, and cleaning up the residual dust and [...]

23 March 2018 | Opua NZ Boatyard

Splash!

We're back in the water.

Back In The RMI

03 December 2013 | Majuro, Marshall Islands
Linda / Pouring Buckets
After a 2 1/2 month visit to the US, I'm back to the heat and humidity of the Marshall's. It's taken a number of days to have my internet connection up and running again. After many nods and smiles, I finally parked myself on a chair in the NTA office and said I'd just wait there until it was working. Voila, it was up and running within minutes!

I snapped a few photos from the plane as we approached the airport. A little perspective on what the atoll looks like. Pretty narrow isn't it? Imagine 30,000 people living here. I'll post more in an album for you to see. You may also be interested in a view of the entire Majuro Atoll from google earth. We're moored in the lagoon at the NE corner near Uliga.

It was a pleasant surprise when I landed at the airport here to see the fruits of my frustrating airport beautification project. When it was completed in September, I rolled my eyes thinking that the plants (dug from people's yards) would never survive. Half of them already looked dead when they were planted but my friend Nica said 'Linta, it will be beautiful"! She's the local plant expert and you know what? She was right!

I've been busy finishing the slipcovers for the salon cushions and other sewing projects. Brad accomplished a lot of boat projects while I was away and is still working on a number of other projects around town. Filling the cruising kitty so we can sail off for more adventures in the South Pacific in 2014.

Tonight is Yachties Night Out at the Tide Table Restaurant. It's a weekly event and with close to 30 boats moored here waiting out cyclone season in the South Pacific there should be quite a crowd. Last Thursday we celebrated Thanksgiving. Turkeys (cooked by the Aussies) and all the trimmings.

It's lunchtime so back to the boat I go. Stay tuned.
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