Tag Archives: Madagascar

Naturally Madagascar

After Greenland, New Guinea and Borneo, Madagascar with its capital, Antananarivo, is the 4th largest island on earth. Its wonderful and unique bio-diversity may be severely threatened by deforestation and erosion but it is still home to what we believe … Continue reading

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A Passage to South Africa

Nosy Bé to Durban As background to our new crew, we met Peter and Ute Laser last year in Yacht Haven, Phuket and have been in regular contact since.  German nationals living in Thailand, they offered to help crew Pipistrelle on … Continue reading

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Gone Fishin’ in Mada

Having Tony on board for our passage from the Seychelles to Madagascar was terrific for a myriad of reasons, not least of which was his fishing expertise – just part of the skill set he brought with him.  Admittedly, he … Continue reading

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Just a Walk in the Park?

After several weeks ashore at Gondwana Marine Services, Pipistrelle was splashed, and with the help of Tony of Sage we made our way back to the Yacht Club at Victoria, where we anchored. Earlier in the month, Elaine had returned … Continue reading

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