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    Question - "What does having a dream mean to you?"
    Answer - "A dream is a goal glimmering in the distance; it is an inner calling which, when accomplished,
    serves as the rite of passage into wisdom." Erden Eruç - Sep 17, 2004
     

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    The boat is now in Lae...    February 13, 2009
    On Wednesday February 11th, at 01:30 local time, the cargo vessel UMBOI operated by Lutheran Shipping arrived at their wharf in Lae. It had left Maneba Wharf at Finsch Harbor, also run by Lutheran Sh

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    I am safe at Finsch Harbor (Part 2)...    February 9, 2009 (6.5619S,147.8432E)
    The first canoe to reach me was one painted blue. Sea Sprite was hand written on its side. Ephraim was sitting in the front, the younger Levilevi was in the back. After asking if I was alright and w

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    I am safe at Finsch Harbor...    February 8, 2009 (6.5619S,147.8432E)
    This is my fourth morning sleeping tied to a wharf. My boat is not rocking to awaken me. I do not have to wake up every half or one hour to monitor where land is. I do not have to row despite my scia

    I must stop at Dreger...    February 3, 2009 - Day: 19 (5.9280S,147.6755E)
    I am within 24 hours of landing this boat at Dreger Harbor. I have worked very hard over the last few days to bring this boat into position on the south side of Vitiaz Strait. Two nights ago, I slept

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    Onwards toward Dreger...    January 31, 2009 - Day: 16 (4.9180S,146.4066E)
    You probably checked the [ORS MAP] link on the top right to figure out that I am continuing... After receiving wave after wave of rain episodes which almost always brought westerly squalls, I was dri

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    Quick dispatch...    January 29, 2009 - Day: 14 (3.8592S,145.1973E)
    [ORS MAP] link on the top right should be working now. You can check my location there.

    I woke up with Bam Island at 9 nm to my southwest. This is an active volcano with its perfect cone sh

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    Nice breeze, good sleeping...    January 27, 2009 - Day: 12 (2.3346S,144.6345E)
    This morning I submitted two wind forecast inquiries by email, one for my location at the FAD (Fish Aggregating Device - the buoy), and one 60 nm further south at the 3rd parallel. I use an automated

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    Birds and buoy...    January 25, 2009 - Day: 10 (2.0871S, 144.6349E)
    Please remember to track my progress by clicking here. [MAP] link on the top right should be p

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