Route Planning

One Year Left: Plans for 2020

Years of planning, outfitting, and cruising around the world will come to a finale in less than one year.  That year is going to go by so fast, and before you know it, we will be in the Caribbean, crossing our wake.  We are estimating to be there in April of 2020. As the date approaches,…

Route Planning

Sailing the Indian Ocean in 2019

On December 9th, 2019, we crossed 20 degrees east to exit the Indian Ocean after over 500 days of cruising and sailing over 10,900 nm! There are many paths to take, and cruising boats veer outside of the scope of this post.  Indian Ocean routes typically start in Australia, since many boats go to wait…

Route Planning

Planning a Circumnavigation

FacebookTwitterPinterestEmailPlotting world circumnavigation routes is a lot easier than it sounds.  There are cruising boats LITERALLY all over the world.  There are boats in the Northwest passage (up and over Canada), in the Antarctic, and everywhere in between.  There are a few key things to take into consideration, but 95%* of circumnavigation routes follow the same general…

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…