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April 2008 Blog Posts (3)

My current exploits, a journey from BVI to San Francisco Bay.

Check out http://tritonsatsea.blogspot.com for a complete description (with pictures and snarky commentary) of my travails getting the boat home.

Added by robb triton on April 18, 2008 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Probando el blog

1,2,3 probando :)

Added by sisargas on April 14, 2008 at 8:45am — 2 Comments

Next delivery..

I'm busy preparing to depart Montreal for Santiago, Chile, where I will do the tourist thing on a KTM 650 moto for 6 weeks before delivering a brand new "Chris White" designed 60" cat to San Diego, California.



Well it's now September, 2008 and I'm back from the successful delivery. I never did do the moto trip, but did manage to tour all of northern Chile and spend a week on Easter Island, as well as spending a month in Valdivia, Chile at the Alwoplast boat yard observing the… Continue

Added by Ness on April 5, 2008 at 8:30am — 5 Comments

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