13 November 2018 | Brisbane, Australia
04 November 2018 | On Passage - The Coral Sea, 480 MTG, 650 miles logged
28 October 2018 | Honiara, Solomon Islands
21 October 2018 | Shortland Islands, Western Province, Solomon Islands
18 October 2018 | Bay of 1,000 Voices, Choiseul., Solomon Islands
18 October 2018 | Bay of 1,000 Voices, Choiseul., Solomon Islands
15 October 2018 | Bay of 1,000 Voices, Choiseul, Solomon Islands
14 October 2018 | Pelau, Ontong Java, Malaita Province, Solomon Islands
14 October 2018 | Luaniua, Ontong Java, Malaita Province, Solomon Islands
14 October 2018 | Ontong Java Atoll, Malaita Province, Solomon Islands
03 October 2018 | Choiseul, Solomon Islands
02 October 2018
02 October 2018
02 October 2018
27 September 2018
27 September 2018
27 September 2018
27 September 2018
24 September 2018
24 September 2018

sheltering in San Juanico

23 January 2017 | San Juanico, Sea of Cortez, Mexico
We were forced to halt our progress north due to an unusually strong and long lasting burst of wind from the North - 30 to 35 knots with gusts over 40 - and it lasted in total almost a week. Over the years we have found that when the winds are gusting in the low 40's the wind will blow the tops off the waves - swirling away into a mist. The anchorage was fine and we managed to make a few excursions on shore before the big winds arrived.

Is this remote ? some would think so, but there a few off road campers who had made their way in here. We met an Australian couple - Justin and Jennifer who were on a 3 year road trip and had already travelled through northern and eastern Europe and were now doing Mexico. First Australians we have met for a long time and would you believe it - it just happened to be Australia Day so we had to have a couple of beers.

At low tide schools of fish were trapped in a shallow pool along the beach and resulting in a feeding frenzy by pelicans and gulls. Another impressive wildlife spectacular !
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Vessel Name: Monkey Fist
Vessel Make/Model: Jeanneau 43DS
Hailing Port: Darwin
Crew: Paul and Frances Tudor-Stack
About: After spending over 20 years in the NT Paul and Frances returned to the sea in 2008. Their first trip was into the Pacific via West Papua and over the top of PNG and then back to Australia where they sold their old traditional boat "Sea Spray" and bought "Monkey Fist"
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