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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

7th Nov 2017 - 18th Nov 2017
South Africa at last
We have now finally arrived in South Afri├ža in the eastern port of Richards Bay. We had a long and testing sail down the Mozambique channel mostly against the wind and currents. It's now time for some R&R before th...
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21st Oct 2017 - 27th Oct 2017
Arrived in Mayotte
Our final stop before South Africa. The French Island of Mayotte is a mountainous Island surrounded by a ring of coral reef. We will be here for about a week waiting for the right weather to get down the Mozambique ...
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9th Oct 2017 - 19th Oct 2017
Around Nosey Be
We have had a very relaxing time around the island of Nosey Be NW Madagascar. It's now time to head down the Mozambique Channel to get to Richards Bay in SA. On the way, our next stop will be the French Island of ...
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27th Sep 2017 - 20th Oct 2017
We have now arrived in Madagascar and are currently on the Island of St Marie. We will now spend the next two weeks exploring the NE & NW coastline of Madagascar. It's humpback Whale season at the moment so we see a...
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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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