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Living Aboard & Provisioning in Minimes

We lived aboard our boat in Minimes Marina for three weeks! While most of our time was busy with the outfitting projects Uchimata was working on, we were getting settled into life in a marina. Bike Shop I have been running errands during the day. Wednesday I went to a bicycle shop. We purchased two…

Buying a Boat

Our First Sail on Our New Boat

On Saturday, November 8th, we started Starry Horizons up and headed over to the fuel dock in Minimes.  The fuel dock is open 24/7, as it is a credit card machine, so no assistance is required.  There is a maximum of 300 euros, so we put as much gas in as we could, knowing that…

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Fountaine Pajot Factory Tour

382 Days…  That’s how long it took from the signing of our contract in Annapolis until today, when we saw Starry Horizons, our Helia 44, for the first time while taking a Fountaine Pajot factory tour.  “Patience” has been our word of the moment and we’re getting lots of practice at it. Constructions Pictures A week and…