Here's a satellite shot of Tutuila in American Samoa.
Looks like some great anchorages on the south side.
As a retired dentist, Jean has always had an interest
in the biological sciences and the natural world around us all (otherwise
known as God's creation). Music, reading, photography, religion, boats,
travel, family and friends (in no particular order!) - all absorb her
attention - both out at sea and on shore.
These are some of Jean's favorite sites on the World Wide Web.
- What time is it in ____________? Just
click and see! This
will give you the telephone country code as well!
- Travel - I thought you might like to know of some
of the places we'll be visiting. Here are some Web sites of
our intended (and previous) stops. Oh, it's probably a good
idea to get any travel tips and travel warnings that are out
- Weather is a constant obsession to cruising sailors.
- Cruiser links
- The absolute best cruiser web
site is Jimmy Cornell's
- His site includes information on
nearly every nation on earth. All kinds of cruising
information is included from check-in procedures to reef
entrances, provisioning, weather, restaurants,
security...the list is endless. Oh yes, even pirate reports.
Seven Seas Cruising Association produces
a great monthly publication created by cruisers from all
over the world. If you're out there cruising you must be
a part of this!
Mahina Expeditions has a GREAT web site -
full of good stuff!
A great way to meet the locals!
- Anyone cruising in the South Pacific
and wishing to expand their horizons will want to know
about these activities and connect with these folks!
- Here's another link for tons of cruiser info:
- I don't know a cruiser who's
not an avid reader!
- Eating and cooking are favorite cruiser
pastimes. Iris has a page on her website (Sailsashore)
of recipes she and her husband have used on their boat
(Talisker) over the years. I recommend Peter's Mayo and
other sauces to add something special to a meal. A
"whizz" is a blender - a must for special "fru fru"
- Boat links
- You may want to know a bit about the designers of our
boat. Laurie Davidson designed the Quest and splits his time
between Australia and New Zealand. His associate, Kevin Dibley, maintains a Web site of his creations and activities
Del Rey Yacht Club's
- If you're a member you'll want to
know what's going on at your club. If you're a racer or
racer/cruiser you'll want to check out those activities
and NOT MISS the biennial race/rally to Puerto Vallarta.
Next one is in 2011.
If you're traveling up and down the coast of California
you'll want to avail yourself of the guest docks at Del
Rey. You won't find a friendlier club.
s/v Beach House is
spending some time in Mexico before heading west. You'll
enjoy their web site.
- Here's a neat link to
cruiser logs. or
- This one's probably more that you ever wanted to
- AND here's the website I've been looking for!. These
folks have been to SE Asia, so I need to peruse their
- After spending many night on watch
at sea your curiosity starts to get to you and you start to
wonder, "What is that bright light up there?" Here's a web
Try putting in the Lat/Long for Suwarrow in the Cook
Islands: 13 degrees South and 163 degrees West. We should be
there in mid July, 2006. They'll show you the sky we'll see.
- And, for more help while gazing at the night sky here's
- Speaking of stars, this should blow your mind (keep
- Photography - If I could ever get even a few
shots like these I'd be ecstatic!!!
- The inner journey. Religion is an important and sustaining force in
my life. Here are my favorite connections.
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