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halcyon

Life onboard

The best laid plans

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March 23, 2019

I had plans yesterday. I should know better. You should never make plans on a boat. I thought my plans were innocent enough, but Neptune disagreed.

My plans involved a…

Life onboard

water water, everywhere

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March 20, 2019

As Andrew (Halcyon’s third crew member for the Pacific crossing) was rinsing dishes in the bin of water that sits in the starboard half of the galley sink, he…

Life onboard

AIS

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March 17, 2019

Almost every boat in the Pacific Ocean that wants to go to the Atlantic Ocean, and every boat in the Atlantic Ocean that wants to be in the Pacific,…

Life onboard

Second star on the right and straight on ’till morning

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March 15, 2019

I’m lying in bed, but I’m not falling asleep. I know I should; it’s the last full uninterrupted night of sleep I’m going to get for a good long…

Boat work

2018 Project List update

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March 12, 2019

Another year of boatwork behind us, and it was a big one! We (started to) install a new engine, added more alternative energy, and completed a thousand little projects…