Monthly Archives: June 2002

Cruising the Mamanucas

It has been nearly six weeks since Moonshadow made landfall in Fiji. I have been a bit remiss on tapping out any sort of an update, but there has been no shortage of things to do. Between post rally festivities, … Continue reading

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Batteries

For the house bank on Moonshadow, I am using eight Hella Endurant six-volt, deep cycle lead acid batteries, wired in series/parallel. I purchased and installed these in Auckland, New Zealand in 1999. This gives us a total of 880 amp … Continue reading

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Malaria and Cruising

Anyone cruising in remote tropical areas is, or should be, concerned about malaria. We’ve learned a bit about it during the last two seasons as we cruised Vanuatu, the first area we have visited where we have actually encountered cases … Continue reading

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