Sail 2 Indonesia Rally 2014 Announced

Yet another high profile international sailing event in Indonesian waters has been announced. In an exciting development the Indonesian Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy and the New Zealand based Island Cruising Association have reached agreement on an event that will see skippers from New Zealand and beyond cruising through Indonesia’s unique waters. Under the […]

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Sailing with the Experts

It amazing sometimes what you can learn when you are talking with interesting people. In this case it was Joris Kolijn, General Manager of SeaTrek Sailing Adventures. For example, did you know that Alfred Russell Wallace formulated the theory of natural selection while lying in bed with a raging fever in Ternate here in Indonesia? […]

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80 Yachts Party at Lovina

It was a spectacular sight. Over 80 yachts anchored in the tranquil waters off Lovina Beach in North Bali. The night could not have been better as the excited locals gathered towards the brightly coloured stage awaiting the start of the official welcome party. The Bupati was there sitting in the front row along with […]

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Cruising Kids Love Sailing in Indonesia

“Mairen is a reading machine.” Siobhan crew member of sv Totem. Lovina near Singaraja on Bali’s north coast is a favourite anchorage for yachties sailing through Indonesia. The people are welcoming and the place is quiet and less frenetic than south Bali. It is a great stopover to replenish supplies as the local markets have […]

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Sail Indonesia Rally 2013

The annual Sail Indonesia Rally is under way. About 80 yachts left Darwin Australia on Saturday 27 July for what must be one of the most remarkable sailing events going. Yachts from all over the world gathered in Darwin before the start to get their yachts ready, attend the famous Farewell BBQ, get their final […]

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Sailing Wanitas

Can I speak to the Captain?” said an important looking Harbour Master in a remote Indonesian port ?  Says Captain Ruth, “I am the Captain, Pak?” Get a bunch of men and women on a yacht and something happens to the men. They turn into Captains and become the biggest chauvinists around.  One sailing wife […]

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Waka Day Trip Sail to Nusa Lembongan

“It was only a day trip but it felt a lot longer.” Anis from Asia World Bali has a totally different feel when you go sailing. The views are sensational and it is surprising how big Mt Agung really is. From the sea it is huge and completely dominates the surrounding topography. Also being out […]

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Fremantle to Bali Race and Rally Yachts Here in May

“The excitement is mounting.” Marina Valmadre – Media Spokesperson for Fremantle Sailing Club The trigger for the starting gun for this year’s Wonderful Indonesia Fremantle to Bali Race and Rally 2013 will be pulled on May 4 in the waters just off the Fremantle Sailing Club in Western Australia. The event which is sponsored by […]

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