2014


Indonesia 2014     I returned to Downtime after another hectic summer of traveling in the states in mid October.  I had left the boat for a second time in the safety of Ocean View Marina, a small marina just south of Davao City located on the small island of Samal.  This marina has the capacity for about 100 boats and is surrounded by a concrete wall that keeps all but the feistiest northern storms out except for when waves get...

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Hawaii October 2014 There are a few times when I have I traveled in the past that I buy plane tickets that do not seem to make any sense and this trip to Hawaii was one of those times.  I had originally planned to stay on only two islands, Oahu and Maui on this trip, but like everything else in my crazy life that changed. The Mexico thing pushed my Hawaii thing a week and then Deborah wanted to see Maui and Lanai and finally Kauai. ...

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After another wild summer in the states I am finally back home aboard Downtime. The summer of 2014 was just slightly less hectic that the previous and like last year I found myself traveling countless miles across the states. I left the boat safely secured in Ocean View Marina again this year, a small marina which is located on Samal Island just a few miles south of the city of Davao on Mindanao Island, Philippines. I booked my flight...

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