Holy medical mayhem, batman!

Malaria scares and scorpion stings are not part of the usual suburban American experience. Like most cruisers, we went to great lengths to educate ourselves on what might happen “out there,” how to handle it, and stock a medical kit before we departed. Other than the occasional Tylenol or meclizine, most of that kit has […]

Day 19: things have been better

*** Totem has made landfall, but didn’t get our daily blog updates posted after our radio stopped working. Here is another of our written-but-not-posted updates from sea. *** position: 7*28′ S, 136*30′ W 24 hour run: 181 miles Distance to go to Hiva Oa: about 200 I’m thinking back on our daily posts, and they’re […]