Tag Archives: pacific

A Matter of Perspective

Marshall Islands wave kitingThings don’t always go according to plan, even when you’re kiting and surfing the best conditions we’ve found on the expedition Continue reading

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Legends at the Abyss

Marshall Islands wave kitingPete Cabrinha, Kristin Boese, Mauricio Abreu and Moehau Goold jump aboard the Best Odyssey for an expedition voyage into the unknown Continue reading

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At the Edge of the Earth

Marshall Islands wave kitingWe score the best waves and most consistent winds of the expedition in the Marshall Islands Continue reading

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Two Different Worlds, One Amazing Trip

tubuai KitesurfingParagliding, whale watching, kiteboarding and more in the remote Austral islands and on Huahine in the Societies Continue reading

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Wind and Whales

Raivavae KitesurfingKiteboarding with Humpbacks is pretty damn cool, especially in a place that well…maybe no one has before? Continue reading

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Where have all the trades gone?

Tikehau atollWe lose the wind in Moorea and the Tuamotus and are left…having a blast! Continue reading

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First Time Flight

GambiersThis log is a bit of mixed bag. I’ve elected to let the truth be told- a bit of the downside of my job, and bit of the glory. Usually logs are filled with the positive nature of the expedition, but it’s not always a walk in the park. Then again, it always has its little rewards that come just when they are needed. This is a story of the dark and light side that make up our days at sea. Continue reading

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Halfway

Galapagos AdventuresOffshore Sailing rarely is this good. Come aboard the Best Odyssey as we head sw towards the Gambier islands Continue reading

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Crossing the Equator, Galapagos Arrival

Sailing in TongaWe take a quick pause for a swim in open ocean across the equator en route to the Galapagos Continue reading

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En route to the Galapagos

cuisine on DiscoveryAfter three weeks of living in Panama City, I for one was ready to get underway again. Discovery has received nearly $15,000 in upgrades- new batteries, new anchor chain, new GPS and Radar (after they got fried in Colombia), fishing gear, sail repairs, a myriad of spare parts… Each day I would spend a few hours on the boat doing odd projects in hopes that by the time our departure date arrived it would be less chaos than usual. As we’ll be away from any kind of services, or even a marina for nearly two years once we depart, the time was now to stock up and get her ready, but there’s always a list that remains undone. Continue reading

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