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TROPICAL CRUISING PHOTOS


Photo: Ketch Orion in Fiji

The ketch Orion at anchor off Kandavu Island


Photo: Solomon Islands fringing reef

A fringing reef in the Solomon Islands



Photo: Papua New Guinea sailing canoe

Sailing canoes are still used on a daily basis in many parts of the tropics



Photo: New Caledonia sailing canoe
Ile de Pins pirouge


Photo: Palmyra Atoll beach

One of countless beaches on Palmyra  Atoll




Photo:  Festival of Pacific Arts 2000

A Melanesian dancer



Photo: New Caledonia tropical anchorage

Nomad in a "swimming pool" anchorage



Photo: Louisiade Archipelago, Papua New Guinea

Paddlers in the Louisiade Archipelago heading home after a day's fishing



Photo: South Pacific beach

A deserted South Pacific beach



Photo: Banda Sea, Indonesia

An island in Indonesia's Banda Sea



Photo: Lizard Island, Australia

The idyllic anchorage at Australia's Lizard Island




Photo: Bimini or cockpit awning

Shade in the cockpit is essential



Photo: James Wharram's Spirit of Gaia

Sunset at sea from the deck of the Spirit of Gaia

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© Mark Smaalders and Kim des Rochers, 2002.