Taya's voyage to Patagonia

Down the Chilean "canales" from Puerto Montt to Puerto Williams in 2019.

20 January 2018 | East of New Zealand
19 January 2018
19 January 2018 | East of New Zealand
18 January 2018 | 1300 nm east of Opua
17 January 2018 | East of New Zealand
16 January 2018 | 1000 miles east of New Zealand
15 January 2018 | East of New Zealand
13 January 2018 | East of New Zealand along 40 degrees South
11 January 2018 | East of New Zealand
11 January 2018 | East of New Zealand
09 January 2018 | east coast of New Zealand
08 January 2018 | 60 miles north of East Cape, New Zealand
07 January 2018 | About 75+ nm East of Bay of Islands, NZ
05 January 2018 | Opua
27 December 2017 | Opua
23 December 2017
22 October 2017
20 October 2017

Patagonia continued: Departing Puerto Aguirre!

06 November 2019 | Puerto Aguirre
Katy Clay | Sunny, barometer rising...
We have been here for a couple weeks, with a visit from Evan and Rachel, and lovely side trips to Caletas Rosita, and Olea on Orestes Island. Once our kids left, we moved 500 lbs from starboard to port to restore equilibrium. We have been provisioning for weeks it seems, as the October photo from Angelmo market in Puerto Montt shows. Our friends Jean Claude and Francoise just got here from Puerto Montt on Sunday, so we now head south together in our two sailboats to the channels leading to the Gulf of Penas. Thanks to Jaime and Marina Austral here in Puerto Aguirre for a great stay!

Sadly, no more Internet for a month probably, but we have great reading material on board. In the last month and a half, I have the second chapter of my book drafted, (on bees in early Russian culture) and am turning to the 3rd chapter on bees and bee products in the political economy of pre-modern Rus and Muscovy.

We saw some enormous bees gathering nectar in this Chilean spring when we visited a Chonos refuge cavern in the park near Caleta Pozo on Monday between the heavy spring showers. They make their nests on the side of the cove here, and so far I haven’t found anyone keeping bees here.
Vessel Name: Taya
Vessel Make/Model: Passoa 50
Hailing Port: Dover, Delaware
Crew: Alan Cresswell and Katy Clay
Extra: Katy, author posting the blog.
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