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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

22nd Jun 2017 - 8th Jul 2017
Finally arrived in Darwin and city life
Have now reached Darwin after some great sailing and remote living in Melanesia. The winds have been very brisk and in the right direction allowing us to cover lots of sea miles each day. Charlie and Fraser are now ...
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14th Jun 2017
Arrived in Thursday Island Australia
We have now reached Australia and have checked in. We plan to move to Darwin in a few days
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5th Jun 2017 - 10th Jun 2017
Remote living on the Louiseades
What a fantastic opportunity to stop off in Papua New Guinea. The Louiseade archipelago was made up of hundreds off small islands and reefs, many uninhabited. We met some lovely locals who live a very unchanged lif...
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21st May 2017
Finally broken the fish famine spell
Since  leaving NZ we have failed to catch anything. However, when the spell broke we got ourselves a huge Wahoo. Back eating fish on a regular basis.
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12th May 2017 - 21st May 2017
Great time in Vanuatu
We are now exploring the unspoilt islands of Vanuatu where the remote village tribes are really friendly. We intend to go and see the land diving on Pentecost Island and the Namber tribes on Malekula Island where th...
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