Video Postcard - Mantas and hiking in Daniel's Bay, Nuku Hiva

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  green panther in Daniel's Bay augustine  

Manta Rays, the hike to the waterfall, locals, coconuts and more (June 24-26th)

The cruising life is good in Daniel's Bay (Anse Hakatea)

Nuku Hiva - Taiohae

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Time period: Wednesday, June 18th – Monday, June 23rd

We are exploring the island of Nuku Hiva and the capitol of the Marquesas, the town of Taiohae.


Tahuata, part 2: Hanatefau Bay and Hanatopi

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  green panther Hanatefau bay on Tahuata  

Exploring the south of Tahuata island (June 16th - 17th)

Our own bay, dinghy ride, meeting the locals, and a tempermental engine

Tahuata, part 1: Hanamoenoa Bay

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  green panther How to cross on ocean  

Exploring Hanamoenoa Bay on beautiful Tahuata island

Steven, Barnacles, and the Rays.

Exploring Hiva Oa - part2

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Week of 06/05/14 - 06/11/14

We’ve had a lot of fun exploring the island over the last week!  Tikis, laundry, boatwork and fruits.


Exploring Hiva Oa - part1

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 Vproduce lady ar Atuona harbor

Hiva Oa - the friendly people island

Staying almost a week on Hiva Oa allowed us to explore the island and to get to know the friendly locals.


Hiva Oa

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June 1 -2, 2014

We finally made it to Hiva Oa!  

The Crossing

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Time Period: Monday, 4/21 -

Read the latest updates from our Pacific crossing here!  Green Panther and her crew are on their way.


Leaving tomorrow!

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Time period: Sunday 04/06/14 – Sunday 04/20/14

The weather window is finally opening for us to embark across the Pacific tomorrow (Monday 4/21)! 


How to cross an ocean - a perspective

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  green panther How to cross on ocean  

The crossing from Mexico to the Marquesas

covers about 4,800 kilometres (3,000 mi) of Ocean, so the trip needs to be planned well.

Nuevo Vallarta - Prepping in Paradise!

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Time period: Saturday 03/15/14 – Wednesday 04/02/14

For the last couple weeks it has been back to boat work for us!


San Blas

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Time period: Wednesday, 3/12/14 - Friday, 3/14/14

After departing Isla Isabel, we stopped at San Blas for a couple days:  Welcome To The Jungle!

Incredible Bird Life!

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A closer look at the bird life on Isla Isabel

There was so much to see at Isla Isabel, we had to split it into two blogs! Here is the more biology-oriented blog about the bird life we encountered. 


Isla Isabel

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 IslaIsabel Green Panther

Time period: Monday, 03/10/14 - Wednesday, 03/12/14

The wonders of a remote island inhabitated by birds and reptiles which are not afraid of humans.

Hello Mazatlan!

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Time period: Wednesday 03/05/14 – Sunday 03/09/14

We were happy to have an uneventful passage across the Sea of Cortez to Mazatlan. 


Goodbye La Paz

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  green panther boatwork emeryville  

Time period: Thursday 02/27/14 – Tuesday 03/04/14

We finally said goodbye to La Paz and to all of our friends there, but not before we enjoyed Carnaval!

Leaping Mobula Rays

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Follow-up on the Flying Rays

One of the really cool things about cruising in the Sea of Cortez is the abundant marine life.  


Island vacation

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Time period: Sunday 02/23/14 – Wednesday 02/26/14

After almost three months of being in La Paz, we finally made it to the islands just north of here for a 3-day mini-vacation.  

Wrapping Up

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Time period: Wednesday 02/05/14 – Saturday 02/22/14

We are slowly wrapping up our boat projects in La Paz and hope to leave here by March 1st.  


Perspectives: Drill Baby Drill

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. Green Panther Party emeryville September 2013

Reflections on dentists visits in La Paz

At any time, a great white shark may have about 300 teeth in various stages of development within its jaw. Humans have only a maximum of 32, this can be a problem.


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Time period: Tuesday, 01/21/14 – Tuesday, 02/04/14

These last two weeks we have been hard at work on the boat. We’ve been so busy, it has actually been hard to find time to sit down and update the blog! 


This week on Green Panther

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Time period: Thursday, 01/02/2014 – Saturday, 01/11/2014

Hard to believe we’re already into the 2nd week of the New Year! It’s been a busy time on Green Panther with boat projects and a couple side adventures.  


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