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The Sea Trials

The electronics are now all installed and working fine.  We have taken the boat out into the Solent a few times and pretty much shaken down the engines. 

The Avon Jet Tender is now in place in the chocks on the boat deck.  We have been out in the…

Hokkaido to Yokohama

In the end, we spent 6 days in Hokkaido, just as we had planned.  Although we enjoyed being there and the people were wonderful, I look back at it as a bit of a letdown after all of the anticipation.  As I said, the people could not have been nicer a…

Greetings from the Land of the Rising Sun…Japan

We arrived at the northern most Japanese island, Hokkaido at a town called Tomakomai on the morning of August 4th, after a 5 day sail from Petropavlovsk, Russia. Leaving the Russia mainland we could see some 15 miles away the distant outline of the nor…

Greetings from the Land of the Rising Sun…Japan

We arrived at the northern most Japanese island, Hokkaido at a town called Tomakomai on the morning of August 4th, after a 5 day sail from Petropavlovsk, Russia. Leaving the Russia mainland we could see some 15 miles away the distant outline of the nor…

Arrival in Hokkaido, Japan

I am happy to announce that we have arrived and are “sitting pretty” in our berth in Hokkaido, Japan marking one of the final legs of the Great Siberian Sushi Run. It was quite a long passage from Kamchatka, Russia but not the longest we have ever mad…

Kamchatka

We are well on our way to Japan by the time you read this.  We have been out for three nights and have two to go.  I expect we will arrive in Hokkaido by late Monday or early Tuesday.

Russia was actually fun for us.  Completely the oppo…

Mad Sunday is being commissioned….

Well it has been a really busy couple of weeks for us but the important news is that Mad Sunday arrived safely and is now is the midst of the commissioning process.  We are currently in Malvern attending a week of events around the Centenary of Morgan…

From Russia with Love…

3900 plus sea miles and counting since our departure April 19, 2009 from Seattle, WA…we delighted in SE Alaska’s beautiful Inside Passage, survived the Gulf of Alaska, Bering Sea & the Aleutians which, by the way has the worst weather in the wo…

From Russia with Love…

3900 plus sea miles and counting since our departure April 19, 2009 from Seattle, WA…we delighted in SE Alaska’s beautiful Inside Passage, survived the Gulf of Alaska, Bering Sea & the Aleutians which, by the way has the worst weather in the wo…

Arrival in Kamchatka, Russia

 

Nothing big to report here.  Just a shortie to let everyone know that we arrived safely in Kamchatka, Russia from Attu.  It was 3 days but in REALLY NICE weather.  By that I mean calm seas.  It was still somewhat foggy and a bit cool, but we…