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Something to crow about

Dhiguvelidhoo, Madivaru, and a dead crow I awoke to the sounds of Wayne’s loud steps on deck at the port of Kulhudhuffushi. The sun was already up and with my messy hair I went up to see what he was … Continue reading

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Nolhivaranfaru and Kulhudhuffushi

A couple of days anchored in the blue waters of Nolhivaranfaru at 6deg 41.400N 073deg 06.900E before heading the short distance to Kulhudhuffushi, the second largest populated island from Male, with around 10,000 people. The entrance to Nolhivaranfaru is from … Continue reading

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Scrubbin’ and jiggin’

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North Thilandhunmathee, Maldives Oh, this is the place where the fishermen gather, In oilskins and boots and Cape Anns battened down; All sizes of figures with squid lines and jiggers, They congregate here on the squid-jiggin’ ground. – Arthur R. … Continue reading

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Maldives arrival

After a relatively short windless passage, motoring three nights at sea, we arrived at Uligan at the northern end of the Maldive atolls by midday Sunday 23rd March. The voyage took us within 95nm off the south coast of India, … Continue reading

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Galle is forgiven, but not forgotten

Satphone update: Thursday 20th March we departed Galle harbour. Although Blue Heeler disappointingly lacked lustre due to a sticky film of cement dust collected over two weeks, I was excited about the prospect of leaving for the blue waters of … Continue reading

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