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Short updates on where Anjea is and what we are up to.

  • Hottentot Bay

    30 knots of wind as we anchored well offshore after a good sail up from Lüderitz. It’s great to be moving again after spending a bit too long in Lüderitz living up to some commitments. The desert …

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  • Lüderitz

    We were officially welcomed into Lüderitz by Customs and Immigration yesterday. We clear in together with Perry, a wonderful family on a catamaran whom we’d met before, and it was relaxed laughs and …

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  • Catching Snook

    Buy the lure recommended by Gary in Richards Bay. Mine has 3 medium hooks and a bunch of fine, frilly plastic decoration that doesn’t look like anything I’ve ever seen in the sea, and is called …

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  • Many Fishermen But No Fish

    We are zipping along at over 6 knots. Lots of fishing boats, the occasional cargo ship or tanker and the occasional mystery ship that doesn’t advertise it’s purpose in life. I am reading Eckhart …

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  • Light Overnight

    Conditions moderated through the day yesterday and we motored thru flat seas and no wind most of the night. The wind has picked up nicely now, but from North, while the latest forecast has it from …

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  • Goodbye South Africa

    Cape Town, you were everything I imagined, and more, but it’s time to go. We left just before the opening bridges shut down for scheduled load-shedding and are now negotiating the traffic off Cape …

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  • Cape Town

    We motored in light to non-existent breeze for the last day and arrived in spectacular Cape Town about 1700. The mountain backdrop, the harbour and the waterfront are spectacular.

    Marina …

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  • The Cape

    It is a gybe like any other. Walter takes the wheel and I manage the sheets. There is 15 kn of breeze from behind and the gybe itself is smooth as silk. But this is no ordinary gybe because it …

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  • Solid Sailing

    A good steady easterly carried us past Plattenberg Bay and Mossel Bay, along the bottom of Africa. Weather is mild and the sea is mostly less than 2m. There is a constant stream of commercial …

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  • So Now We are Three

    St Francis Marina is excellent but we paid a premium for our berth. It was worth it though, to spend some time with my friends Walter and Jacqui. We had a fabulous day with them at the Ado Elephant …

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