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Chris & Laurie - Moonraker
Follow our journey sailing around the world. We will try and write a regular diary and upload the entries on to the site when we have connectivity. Do use the message board to contact us. We would love to hear from friends and family especially as we get further away from home.--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- "Moonraker" is a Morgan 44 centre cockpit cutter rigged sloop. She has a deep draft fin keel with additional ballast. Comfortable accommodation for 4 people, master stateroom with a queen sized bed and en-suite with bath. Guest cabin, double berth with en-suite bathroom. 66hp Yanmar engine plus an 8Kva diesel generator. Diesel capacity 663 litres across three tanks, water 890 litres in two tanks. Air conditioning aft and forward cabins plus an Echo Marine 24gph water maker.
Our latest 5 diary entries

13th Sep 2017 - 18th Sep 2017
Back in French Territory
We are now on Reunion Island which is a French Island west of Madagascar. Just confirms that the French have some of the best real estate in the world. The mountains are high and spectacular. The baguettes have impr...
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31st Aug 2017 - 16th Sep 2017
Mauritius at last
We have now arrived in Mauritius. 2/3rds of the Indian Ocean under the keel. We will meet up with Laurie and have about two weeks stationary, that will feel odd.
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25th Aug 2017 - 28th Aug 2017
After a very rock and rolly 2000 mile sail we have arrived in Rodriguez which is part of the French Island group of Mauritius. Very friendly people and a beautiful island surrounded by a significant reef.
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9th Aug 2017 - 12th Aug 2017
Cocos Keeling
Arrived for a short stop over in Cocos, a beautiful reefed lagoon in the Indian Ocean. Our last port of call before Rodriguez and Mauritius. Only 1900nm!! With good wind and current it should only take 12 to 14 da...
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2nd Aug 2017 - 8th Aug 2017
Christmas Island
After a very fast and lively sail in to the Indian Ocean we have stopped off at Christmas Island for a few days. A bit early to see the red crab migration, we did however hire a car and get out to see all the huge ...
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