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  • Sky bar FI

    This week on board (and off)

    This week on board: *We bid farewell to the our new friends the pirates of Kalymnos and sailed to Didim Turkey. *Ronan lost a tooth. *Ondine was hauled out by a huge, fancy, remote control crane at D-Marin Marina. *We enjoyed the beach club and […]

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  • this moment - FI

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    {this moment} – A Friday ritual viasoulemama. A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember. If you’re inspired to do the same, leave a link to […]

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  • FI

    This week on board

    This week on board: *Was pretty uneventful, (unlike the week for our friends in New York) which made a nice change. * We hung out on a mooring owned by the lovely family that owns the Pirate Beach and who are taking really good care […]

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  • FI

    Swept Away

    Thursday, August 11, 2011 4:45 am I am woken up by the wind, it’s howling. Ondine is anchored off a beach called, Agios Prokopis, on the island of Naxos in Greece. Captain James is not on board, he’s  in New York.  My biggest fear when […]

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  • FI

    This Week On Board

    This week on board: *The lovely Laurie came and went. * We enjoyed probably the last beach in Greece where farmers still herd their sheep. *We finally left Naxos and sailed to Amorgos * There was a serious hearts craze. *We sailed to Kalymnos *Ronan […]

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  • Ondine's Wake

    Wind me up

    We sailed from Naxos to Amorgos today.   Before we left, I looked at the weather forecast, plotted the course accordingly and left with two reefs in the main as the meltemi (the local north wind) was forecast to blow at 20-25 knots and that usually […]

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    { this moment }

    {this moment} – A Friday ritual viasoulemama. A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember. If you’re inspired to do the same, leave a link to […]

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  • FI

    This Week on Board

    This week on Board: *There was the dramatic being dragged out to sea at 2am incident, more to come on that later. *Cindy returned to New York but not before being declared Uno champion and champion of the mayday call. *The captain returned, had his […]

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  • youve_got_mail

    Letter from a friend

    I had lunch with a  friend of mine: Matt Davidge, when I was in New York, and afterwards, he wrote me this e-mail.  I think it stands alone as an awesome post.  It’s one of the best letters I’ve ever received.  Thanks Matt!

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  • James Contrasts

    Contrasts

    One minute you are diving into the ocean wondering how to frolic through the day. The next you are diving through a throng of people wearing a suit and wondering whether you’ll find suitable employment. Which one would you rather be doing?  Yeah: we’ll I’ve […]

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