Morocco to the Canaries

Four days on the North Atlantic, 600 nm, four days, 1 hour, 35 minutes, what could go wrong? For one, we found the weak link on this Krogen, it’s me. In my first year of cruising, I would get sea sick maybe a ¼ of the time. Now in my third year, it’s more likeContinue reading “Morocco to the Canaries”

Trapped in Morocco

The day to never forget started with a beautiful sunrise.  As the red, then orange then yellow orb cast its glow on this arid North African landscape, little did I realize this day would be one never forgotten. We went about our normal chores. After being in Europe for over two years, Dauntless has gottenContinue reading “Trapped in Morocco”

I’m Ready Now

Dauntless is finally back in the water.  In spite of holidays, vacations and other national disasters. The Spanish, at least in southern Spain, have a penchant for bureaucracy, that would make ___ proud.  Even if you stop in a marina and just stay overnight, one night, they make a file for you.  Even though everythingContinue reading “I’m Ready Now”

Four Months & 6,000 Miles for Dauntless & Her Intrepid Crew

The table below has our tentative cruising plan for the next four months.  While the dates are somewhat tentative, you know me, I like sticking to the plan. A few explanations about the below chart: The tentative arrival date is just that, but the departure date from the previous port can be derived from theContinue reading “Four Months & 6,000 Miles for Dauntless & Her Intrepid Crew”

Dauntless Cruise Plan 2016-17 Europe to Asia

Make the Plan, Do the Plan. So here is the plan.  The first four months show little change, but after I get back from the USA in mid-October it will be a lot of cruising. Previously I had decided to stay in Europe this coming year, but life happens and circumstances change. Therefore, In NovemberContinue reading “Dauntless Cruise Plan 2016-17 Europe to Asia”