Sailing to Asia Photos Page One

Solitude is the home of the strong: silence their prayer. - Ravignon

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Running through squalls near Panama. This shot was taken before I added a dodger. Note the plexiglas center drop board to permit visibility from inside during rough weather.

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A beach crowded with seals at Floreana Island, Galapagos.

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The 3-masted 75-foot junk Cocachin, that I joined in Hong Kong as navigator on The Marco Polo Voyage.

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Kayaking in Kaneohe Bay, Oahu Island.

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Becalmed in mid-Pacific near the equator. Calms in the tropics rarely last more than a day or two. Sailing without an engine develops uncommon patience and refreshes the soul.

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Sailing around Mindanao Island, Philippines. 1993 Although I liked the dark hull color, I changed it to white for less solar heating of the cabin.

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Children of the rain forest - Sibuyan Island, Philippines.

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Using water buffalo and wooden plows in the central Philippines.