Here are some random summaries and final thoughts from 6 years of living on a sailboat.

Favorite Anchorages (in no particular order)

  • Bay of Virgins, Fatu Hiva, Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia
  • Secret Harbour, Grenada
  • Musket Cove, Fiji
  • Palmerston Atoll, Cook Islands
  • Skopea Limani, Turkey
  • Cook’s Bay, Moorea, Society Islands, French Polynesia
  • White Bay, Jost Van Dyke, British Virgin Islands (really, just about anywhere in the BVI)
  • Cala Calombra, Mallorca, Spain
  • Farm Cove, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, Australia
  • Isla Sur, Las Aves, Venezuela

Favorite Marinas

  • Gulf Harbour Marina, Whangaparaoa Peninsula, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Netsel Marina, Marmaris, Turkey
  • CrewsInn Marina, Trinidad
  • Kos Marina, Kos, Greece
  • Cammeray Marina, Sydney, Australia

Best Places for Bareboat Charter

  • British Virgin Islands
  • Phuket, Thailand
  • Vava’u, Tonga
  • Kos, Greece

Toughest Passages

  • Red Sea
  • Tonga to New Zealand

Most Useful Equipment

  • Auto-pilot with GPS
  • Watermaker
  • Roller-furling (jib and mainsail)

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