Tag Archives: South Pacific

Escaping the Recession By Boat

Anchored in an aqua lagoon, surrounded by a necklace of thin coral beach, the 32-foot cutter Saltbreaker has a tight below-decks cabin that smells like mildew, body odor, and, just now, a strip-mall dollar store. The space is a catastrophe … Continue reading

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Cruising Sailors Set Off On New Round of South Pacific Islands Assistance

OceansWatch is an international organization started in New Zealand who seek to help South Pacific Island communities deal with growing pollution and climate change. They have just started their new round of voyages for 2013, and there is room for … Continue reading

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7 Aboard US Schooner Missing in South Pacific

A New Zealand meteorologist took the last known calls from the seven people aboard an American schooner: “The weather’s turned nasty, how do we get away from it?” The phone calls and texts ended June 4. More than three weeks … Continue reading

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The Real Call of the South Pacific

Sea Mercy’s Floating Health Care Clinic Answers A Call For Help In The South Pacific Fiji, Vanuatu, Tahiti, Palau, Tonga, Samoa… Just hearing the names of those islands conjures up travel brochure images; warm tropical sun setting in the distance … Continue reading

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