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~ Adventures of MAIA ~ Laura and Dick on their sailing cruise & journey!

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We slept well our first night in Pago Pago, American Samoa. Overnight we had some rain, but little wind, it was nice and calm, which was awesome after a passage. In the morning we were sitting in the cockpit relaxing and were welcomed by a...

We are on a three to four day voyage from Suwarrow to American Samoa (sailing between islands in the middle of the Pacific, kind of crazy?). We have had a good passage, steady winds have allowed us to sail consistently! We have also had 3-6...

We arrived at the coral atoll of Suwarrow on August 3. When we were several miles from the entrance to the atoll, we heard chatter on the VHF radio. It was Helen from sv Nighttide and Julie from sv Manna. They were planning to meet...

--- Sunday, July 29, day one of the passage I'm starting my second night shift on our passage from French Polynesia to the Cook Islands. I am sitting in the cockpit watching the beautiful almost full moon (96% waning) rise up through the sky. We have...

We enjoyed our short stay in Raiatea and Taha'a. Friday morning (July 27) after a rain and wind squall passed over and gave Maia a nice bath, we motored down to the fuel dock in Raiatea. It was a little busy, so we motored around...

We finally left Huahine at the end of our third week. We had not intended on staying in there so long, but first there was lots of wind (and it seemed like a safe place to be), then the weather turned nice (so we pumped...

As more high winds were forecasted, we decided to move to a possibly more secure anchorage. We snaked our way down the channel inside the reef. It became super narrow at one point, a fun challenge aboard Maia. We have one of us as a...