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Surfer Chick

Easy ways to improve comfort on board

12 Unlimited power Price guides: solar £200-£500 per 100W; hydrogenerator £2,000-£3,300; wind generator £1,400-£2,300; fuel cell £2,000-£5,000 Life on board can be transformed if you never have to worry about the amount of electrical power you consume. Much has changed…

Sailing the Pacific Ocean

Getting Aboard It’s possible to hitch rides into the Pacific on yachts from California, Panama, New Zealand, and Australia, or around the yachting triangle Papeete-Suva-Honolulu. If you’ve never crewed before, consider looking for a yacht already in the islands. In…

Yachting and Pacific Ocean Sailing

Ocean Passage Planning A voyage to the islands of the South Seas figures in most sailors’ long-term plans, but their remoteness, which is one of their main temptations, keeps them beyond the scope of the average voyage. This is why,…