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Sailed Miri, Malaysia to Ishigaki, Japan.
Then Ishigaki to Okinawa then to the island of Kakeroma.
The last 10 months in Kakeroma.
Hoping to leave early May for the Inland Sea.
Photos instead of words as soon as we find fast internet.

Added by Cooper Dan on April 23, 2015 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Koh Samui Thailand

Checked out of Thailand today, ready to leave early Sunday for Terengganu, Malaysia.

Harbour Master wanted 1000Bhat, no receipt. When pushed it was for an "engineer", naturally no engineer had seen us so he didn't get his 1000Bhat. Customs was sweet and so was Immigration, although took a while as the final signature was on condition that he showed me his house plans on the computer :-)

Took Kate from Amandla II for some fruit at the Market across the bay from Boh Phut, actually… Continue

Added by Cooper Dan on October 1, 2010 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Islander 55 Rudder lashings

We needed to repair the SB rudder as it had developed a crack on the leading edge.

I was a little apprehensive. But as the images show is a relatively straight forward job to reinstall.
The rudder needs to be hung up, loosely with the lashings.
Then braced and centered.
The gap at the bottom is slightly oversized.
Start at the top and work down.
We have a a bit of hardwood shaped like a leg? bone that is used to lever the lashing…

Added by Cooper Dan on October 1, 2010 at 8:30am — No Comments

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