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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

10th Jun 2018
Home at last
I have finally arrived home and we have moored Moonraker in Deganwy Marina near Conwy. The plan now is to move home down to North Wales to be near the mountains and the sea. Already made an offer on a cottage with t...
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6th Jun 2018
Arrived in Sourhern Ireland
What a great experience, I have just completed my first Atlantic crossing single handed. 23 days at sea fro Bermuda to Crosshaven near Cork in Ireland. The temperature was certainly different to what I’m used...
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10th May 2018 - 17th May 2018
Arrived in Bermuda
Arrived in Bermuda after my first ocean solo sail. It was great, very liberating. Managed to get much more sleep than expected and the weather was kind most of the time. Got the weekend to rest up in Bermuda and th...
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6th Apr 2018
Arrived in Guadaloupe
We have moved further north to Guadaloupe. Hope to stay here for the next 5 days before a move to Antiqua to see Lorna and George. Managed to meet up with Charlie Forming and his American friend Alex who is on holid...
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26th Mar 2018 - 3rd Apr 2018
Arrived in Bequia for the Easter racing week
We are now working our way up through the Caribbean, currently in Bequie in the State Vincent and Grenadine Islands. Mark Hughes is out with all his friends to race in the regatta, I have bee to joinem as part cre...
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