Provisioning for a long Pacific Ocean passage

30 Jan

I’ve been spending the last month pouring over my nutritional spreadsheets, comparing prices, building a provisioning list for our upcoming Pacific Ocean crossing from Hawaii to Tahiti and buying enough canned and dry goods on Amazon to make my Prime … Read More »

One year ago

9 Oct

On this day, one year ago, I departed with my boat Bella Marina for en epic solo crossing to Hawaii. ┬áHere’s a quick little video of the departure.  

Finish line

24 Oct

At 22:30 Pacific Time October 24th 2015 I finally rounded south of Diamond Head on Oahu marking the end of my passage from San Francisco to Honolulu. My final destination is Ko-Olina Marina, just west of Honolulu and I should … Read More »

Day 17: Land

24 Oct

I woke up this morning to the sight of land. Maui and Molokai barely visible in the distance. As the day progressed, the land became bigger. Today was a sunny day and I finally got to set my spinnaker shortly … Read More »

Day 16: More rain, more movies

24 Oct

Another day of rain, little wind and not much chance to play with the spinnaker. I spent most of my day inside a muggy boat watching movies. Good thing I brought my entire collection. On the plus side, motoring is … Read More »