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Month: November 2017

New Caledonia

Sailing New Caledonia in the South Pacific

We are so glad we sailed New Caledonia.  It’s just the kind of place we like – natural beauty with remote locations.  We weren’t planning on coming here, but thanks to a guest coming to visit, we changed up our plans. About New Caledonia Traveling to and within New Caledonia without a boat Noumea is…

Cruising Lifestyle

Cruising for Good: Sailing Charities

David and I do not currently ask for donations to fund our cruising kitty via Patreon or other sources from our viewers/readers/followers.  It’s amazing how many cruisers we meet who are helping to fund their trip this way, whether it is super successful, like Riley and Elayna, or just buys a few beers or some…

New Caledonia

Nokanhui Atoll Day Trip, New Caledonia

Kyle really wanted to do a tour to Nokanhui Atoll, and with it being one of the top 5 things to do in the Isle of Pines, New Caledonia, we readily agreed.  We booked a trip through Nuuana Sarl, who arranged transport to Vao for us to meet the boat.  We climbed onboard and took off! Meeting…

Pacific Islands | Route Planning

Thoughts on Sailing the South Pacific

We exited the Panama Canal on March 10th, 2016 and we arrived in Australia in December of 2017.  That’s 21 MONTHS sailing the South Pacific! Cruising the South Pacific is amazing.  When we look at the 24 countries we’ve visited on Starry Horizons, the island nations in the South Pacific clearly dominate our favorites. We’ve…

Sailing Reports | Vanuatu

Sailing to Tanna Island, Vanuatu

Vanuatu is one of the lesser-touristed countries in the South Pacific.  We had originally planned to spend a few weeks there, but instead found ourselves only spending a few days.  Thankfully, though, we decided to spend those few days on Tanna Island, doing one of Vanuatu’s most popular attractions – the Yasur Volcano. Where is…