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Iron Lady Dockside

I arrived in New Zealand December 27th to begin the move aboard process on the new Iron Lady. Steve Parsons, our long time Captain, has been engaged by Circa Marine to do the commissioning of all the new FPBs including … Continue reading

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78-3 Build Update May 2017

Work is progression nicely in NZ and I thought I would share some of the latest pics from the yard. As an aside, it has been wonderful receiving frequent picture updates to monitor progress. Another technological marvel has been Skype … Continue reading

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Marquesas Slide Show

I finally got around to doing an iMovie slideshow of our time in the Marquesas in French Polynesia. You can access it by clicking here. Enjoy

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78-3 Update February 2106

Its been awhile since my last update on the 78 series. Last October, the owners of hulls 1, 2 and 3 were all in New Zealand to review progress on our individual boats and have a good look at 78-1 … Continue reading

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FPB78-3 – October 2015

I am just back from New Zealand and still shaking off the effects of 30 plus hours of travel (even though I arrived back in the US before I left New Zealand – a quirk of crossing the International Date … Continue reading

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Youtube Video of our New Zealand Circumnavigation 2012

Its been awhile and while we are preparing to close on the sale of Iron Lady, our FPB64 and awaiting completion of our new FPB78 in New Zealand, I have been (somewhat wistfully) looking back over our many adventures aboard … Continue reading

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Iron Lady Gets the Treatment

After 4 years and something over 20,000 miles at sea, it was time for Iron Lady to head to the yard for some well deserved service and preventative maintenance work. I thought a list of the work we did and … Continue reading

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Final 2014 British Columbia Post

I know, the holidays are over, we have been home for roughly 5 months and I still have a post to do on last years cruising in BC. I actually kind of saved one of the best for last – … Continue reading

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