Captain Hugh and the Reluctant Navigator
The Voyage of Vega


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Malaysia & home

Friday 1st to Thursday 21st November 2019 Leaving Nongsa Point Marina in Indonesia we needed to cross the Singapore Strait, one of the busiest shipping lanes in the world, with around 2,000 merchant ships passing back and forth along it every day. We had chosen what seemed to be a

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A visit to Singapore

June 7th 2020. As most of you know we are in lockdown back in Bristol, with Vega safely out of the water in a boatyard in Phuket, Thailand. Lots of time then to get up to date on my blog (only we just seem to be so busy although I’d

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Indonesia IV. Wa-ka-to-bi

Thursday 8th to Tuesday 20th August   We left Tifu soon after noon with Hakuna Matata for the 200 mile sail southwest to Wakatobi, our route crossing the shipping lanes for ships and tankers sailing between Australia and China. On the first night we were on a near collision course

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