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    Why the crew of SV Totem loved cruising in Thailand

    We’ve checked out of Thailand, and don’t know when we’ll be back. While we wrap up pre-passage projects on Totem in Malaysia, it feels like the perfect time to reflect on what we loved (and didn’t) about the nearly six months we’ve spent in Thailand ...

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The grand tour of Hiva Oa after three weeks in the Marquesas

Tonight we will celebrate three weeks in the Marquise already, time flies indeed and truthfully we barely scratched the surface of understanding the culture of the island. Yesterday, we rode the dirt tracks of Hiva Oa and discovered some beautiful sites with more stones to watch while reminiscing of South America. Thanks to a connection […]

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Boat show planning: best done on a beach, frosty drink in hand. Maxx Honeydew photo

¡Viva Seattle Boat Show!

I get pretty excited about the Seattle Boat Show. There’s something about walking around boats, touching new boating stuff and talking about boats that gets me going! Given all of the information and products presented each January, it pays to do some planning beforehand to get the most out of the show. So this year […]

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You can’t miss this incredible $25 million megayacht at the Seattle Boat Show — but you’ll need an appointment to see it

There is history is in the making at the Seattle Boat Afloat on Lake Union, and it is probably easy to spot what it is — the 164-foot yacht Evviva. Built by Washington State’s own Westport Shipyards, Evviva — which means Hurrah! Live Long! in Italian — is a luxurious tri-deck motor yacht that has six staterooms, […]

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