Acknowledgments

 

 

 

I would like to thank the following for allowing me to use their material:

 

 

Suzy Straw for almost all of the photos after we arrived in New Zealand when she got her new Canon PowerShot S-50 digital camera.

 

 

Al Farner of Different Worlds for his incredible underwater photos in Fiji and Vanuatu also taken with a Canon PowerShot digital camera. Al used the Canon underwater case and a device he made for steadying the camera at the correct distance for these beautiful pictures.

 

 

Jeff Levy of Cíest la Vie for his excellent digital photographs of French Polynesia which include the following:

 

Pacific Squall†††††††††††††††††† Ua Pou Entrance

††††††† Land Ho!††††††††††††††††††††††††† Taiohae Bay

Pacific Sunset††††††††††††††† Church Daniels Bay

Hanamoenoa Bay †††††††††† Town Square†††††††††††††††††††

††††††† Polynesian Sunset†††††††††† Moorea†††††††††††

††††††† Tuamotus Coral††††††† ††††††† Tuamotus Sunset

††††††† Cooks Bay†††††††††††††††††††††† Cooks Bay Sunset††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Kevin Surfing†††††††††††††††††† Heaiva

 

 

Keith Levy of Cíest la Vie for the digital photographs of the Pacific crossing he

gave us as an anniversary present and Iím now putting to good use.They

include:

 

Final Straw under Spinnaker

Final Straw at Beveridge Reef

Niue Dinghy Lift

Niue Diving

 

 

Jim Williams, my brother-in-law, for his digital photographs of the North Island of New Zealand.

They include the following:

 

††††††††††††††† Cape Reinga lighthouse

††††††††††††††† Hen and Chicken Islands from a bed and breakfast where we stayed

††††††††††††††† Larry Ellisonís motor yacht Katana on the Hauraki Gulf

††††††††††††††† Auckland skyline from the bow of Final Straw at the slip at Bayswater

††††††††††††††† Cheltenham Beach

 

 

Pacific Seafarers Net for the map of our position as we crossed the Pacific.

 

 

Sailing Vessel Dakare for borrowing their Minerva chart from www.dakare.com.

 

 

All other photos were taken with a Sony PC-100 video camera kept aboard Final Straw

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