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GSSR 2010 No. 13 – War in the Pacific, and Paradise Found

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A couple of weeks before our GSSR group’s arrival to Okinawa, Japan’s Prime Minister announced his resignation. The reason:  D…

GSSR 2010 No. 12 – A Little Bureaucracy Goes A Long Way

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My apologies for not sending a blog entry recently. The GSSR group has been busy and I’ve had trouble finding time to sit down and write something.

GSSR 2010 No. 11 – The Chili Was A Bad Idea

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The GSSR group departed Nagasaki Japan at 05:30 headed to Amami island, 263nm south, in the Ryukyu Island chain. Th…

GSSR 2010 No. 10 – Just a quick note

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I’m happy to report that the GSSR group is leaving Nagasaki after three weeks here. As I type this, I am firing up engines.

This next leg is a long one; 250 nm of open ocean heading almost exactly due south. We’ll be traveling for 33 h…

GSSR 2010 No. 9 – Where do we park?

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Our group is still in Nagasaki. We have made plans to depart a couple of times, but have had troubles figuring out where to go, plus have had…

GSSR 2010 No. 9 – Where do we park?

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Our group is still in Nagasaki. We have made plans to depart a couple of times, but have had troubles figuring out where to go, plus have had…

GSSR 2010 No. 8 – Do anchors float?

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This is just a quick blog update to let everyone know that we are still at the dock in Nagasaki. The GSSR group will not be moving again unt…

Gssr 2010 No. 7 – When it rains it pours

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The last time I sent out a blog update we were sitting happily in Fukuoka. Or, at least Roberta and I were. The crews of Seabird and Grey Pe…

GSSR 2010 No 6. – Hiroshima to Fukuoka

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Over the past three days the GSSR group of three boats has run from Hiroshima Japan to Fukuoka, a distance of about 180 miles.

GSSR No. 5 – Hiroshima Japan

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You may recall from my last blog that our boats entered a commercial marina in the town of Takamatsu. It was a wonderful town, but our moori…