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Fair Winds to Write on the Water

by Christine Kling I’ve had a good run here at writeonthewater.com but it seems the sun is now setting on this part of my life. Many of our faithful readers have noticed that this blog has been winding down. There … Continue reading

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Babies, super yachts, and cruising rock stars

by Christine Kling How many people get to use those terms in one headline? More and more I have come to understand that I am one of the most fortunate people in the world. Wayne and I flew from Fiji back … Continue reading

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Living in a Land Yacht

by Christine Kling I grew up camping. I have vivid memories of going to sleep in a musty smelling tent in various campgrounds around Southern California and Mexico. Whether it was Ensenada, Guaymas, Big Bear, or Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, … Continue reading

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Departures and arrivals

by Christine Kling Say hello to the early arrival of the first tropical storm in the South Pacific this season. Just as the folks along the eastern Atlantic coast are sighing with relief that another hurricane season is coming to … Continue reading

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We miss it.

By Mike Jastrzebski St. Augustine is okay, but Mary and I both miss the clear blue waters of the Bahamas. So what are we going to do about it? Those of you who read this blog have probably noticed that … Continue reading

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Puppygate Fiji 2015

by Christine Kling I mentioned in my post last week, “Tales from the boatyard,” that we have been having problems with Fiji Biosecurity due to our having hauled our boat out with two quarantined dogs on board. Because we have … Continue reading

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Tales from the boatyard

by Christine Kling Wayne likes to tease me about how fiction writers don’t have a hope in hell of making stuff up that is anywhere near as weird, crazy, or ridiculous as the truth. You know, the stuff that falls … Continue reading

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Learning to cook Fiji-style

by Christine Kling Vuda Point Marina here in Fiji offers the occasional event that helps make the boatyard time go by faster. They have a Happy Hour night, Half-price Pizza, and a once a month Farmers’ Market. The event I … Continue reading

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The Drifting Circus comes to town

by Christine Kling Cruising boats and cruisers certainly do come in all shapes and sizes. I’ve seen tiny little midget boats under 30-feet out here in the Pacific as well as humongous catamarans and retired maxi racers put to new … Continue reading

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Starting a new chapter

by Christine Kling One week ago today we were still in the Lami anchorage in Suva Bay, and we were getting tired of the gray, rainy days. We’d seen mornings with temps in the low sixties and the water was … Continue reading

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