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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

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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16th Jul 2017 - 19th Jul 2017
Visited the Kelimutu Park on Flores
We moved over to the town of Ende on Flores to access the volcanic lakes in the Kelimutu National Park. An early morning start saw us about 4500ft up on the Volcano as the sun was rising. spectacular!!
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12th Jul 2017 - 13th Jul 2017
Arrived in Kapang Indonesia
We had a really quick sail over to Indonesia where we will work our way down through the Islands to Bali.
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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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