Monthly Archives: June 2007

Transiting the Suez Canal

26 May Approach to the Suez Canal was pretty straight forward. The channel is well marked, and with dozens of ships anchored to each side, it looks a bit like the driving lane through a massive liquid parking lot. We … Continue reading

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Egypt, Red Sea, the Nile and Cairo

28 April We had enough light at 0700 to see our way out of the pass into Elba Reef, and we spent the day motor sailing northward, finishing at Shab Abu Fendera (Fendera Reef), just across the border into Egypt, … Continue reading

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Red Sea Logs-Sudan

14 April We had read that sometimes there can be very active patrols on both sides of the Eritrea/Sudan border, but all was quiet for us and it was a mostly uneventful overnight passage to Khor Nawarat. The only interesting … Continue reading

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