Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Day 107 Ft. Lauderdale

Well, the time has finally arrived and it is time for the 2015 Grand World Voyage to commence.  It is ike a family reunion as I keep running into old friends from past voyages.  A lot of people appraoch me because they know me form my blog.  The first couple of days are always a lot of fun catching up with old friends.  Tonight we had a magnificent sail away party to kickoff this Grand World Voyage….  It was fabulous!!  Now it’s time to sit back for a few days at sea and relax.  Here is our itinerary:


MON 05JAN15 Fort Lauderdale, Florida, US 7:00am 4:00pm


TUE 06JAN15 Sea Day


WED 07JAN15 Sea Day


THU 08JAN15 Sea Day


FRI 09JAN15 Santa Marta, Colombia 7:00am 4:00pm


SAT 10JAN15 San Blas Islands, Panama 1 12:00n 6:00pm


SUN 11JAN15 Enter Panama Canal Cristobal  5:00am 5:00am


SUN 11JAN15 Cruising Panama Canal 


SUN 11JAN15 Exit Panama Canal Balboa  7:00pm 


MON 12JAN15 Crossing the Equator 


TUE 13JAN15 Manta, Ecuador 5:00am 9:00pm


WED 14JAN15 Sea Day


THU 15JAN15 Sea Day


FRI 16JAN15 Sea Day


SAT 17JAN15 Sea Day


SUN 18JAN15 Sea Day


MON 19JAN15 Sea Day


TUE 20JAN15 Sea Day


WED 21JAN15 Sea Day


THU 22JAN15 Nuku Hiva, French Polynesia  8:00am 4:00pm


FRI 23JAN15 Sea Day


SAT 24JAN15 Papeete, French Polynesia  12:00n


SUN 25JAN15 Papeete, French Polynesia 5:00pm


MON 26JAN15 Bora Bora, French Polynesia  8:00am 5:00pm


TUE 27JAN15 Sea Day


WED 28JAN15 Rarotonga, Cook Islands  8:00am 5:00pm


THU 29JAN15 Sea Day


FRI 30JAN15 Alofi, Niue 1 8:00am 5:00pm


SAT 31JAN15 Cross International Dateline 


MON 02FEB15 Nuku Alofa, Tonga 8:00am 4:00pm


TUE 03FEB15 Sea Day


WED 04FEB15 Sea Day


THU 05FEB15 Auckland, New Zealand 4 8:00am


FRI 06FEB15 Auckland, New Zealand 6:00pm


SAT 07FEB15 Waitangi (Bay of Islands), NZ  8:00am 3:00pm


SUN 08FEB15 Sea Day


MON 09FEB15 Sea Day


TUE 10FEB15 Sydney, Australia 8:00am


WED 11FEB15 Sydney, Australia 5 6:00pm


THU 12FEB15 Sea Day


FRI 13FEB15 Melbourne, Australia 8:00am 6:00pm


SAT 14FEB15 Sea Day


SUN 15FEB15 Adelaide, Australia 8:00am


MON 16FEB15 Adelaide, Australia 5 5:00pm


TUE 17FEB15 Sea Day


WED 18FEB15 Sea Day


THU 19FEB15 Albany, Australia 8:00am 5:00pm


FRI 20FEB15 Sea Day


SAT 21FEB15 Perth (Fremantle), Australia 8:00am


SUN 22FEB15 Perth (Fremantle), Australia 4:00pm


MON 23FEB15 Geraldton, Australia 8:00am 2:00pm


TUE 24FEB15 Sea Day


WED 25FEB15 Sea Day


THU 26FEB15 Benoa (Denpasar), Bali, Indonesia 4:00pm


FRI 27FEB15 Benoa (Denpasar), Bali, Indonesia 6:00pm


SAT 28FEB15 Sea Day SUN 01MAR15 Semarang, Java, Indonesia 6:00am 4:00pm


MON 02MAR15 Tanjung Priok, Jakarta, Indonesia 8:00am 6:00pm


TUE 03MAR15 Crossing the Equator


WED 04MAR15 Singapore 4 8:00am


THU 05MAR15 Singapore 5:00pm


FRI 06MAR15 Port Klang, Malaysia 8:00am 6:00pm


SAT 07MAR15 Penang, Malaysia 8:00am 5:00pm


SUN 08MAR15 Phuket, Thailand 8:00am 5:00pm


MON 09MAR15 Sea Day


TUE 10MAR15 Thilawa (Rangoon), Myanmar 6:00am


WED 11MAR15 Thilawa (Rangoon), Myanmar 11:00pm


THU 12MAR15 Sea Day


FRI 13MAR15 Sea Day


SAT 14MAR15 Sea Day


SUN 15MAR15 Colombo, Sri Lanka 7:00am 6:00pm


MON 16MAR15 Sea Day


TUE 17MAR15 Cochin, India 8:00am 5:00pm


WED 18MAR15 Sea Day


THU 19MAR15 Mumbai (Bombay), India 8:00am


FRI 20MAR15 Mumbai (Bombay), India 5:00pm


SAT 21MAR15 Sea Day


SUN 22MAR15 Sea Day


MON 23MAR15 Dubai, United Arab Emirates 12:00n


TUE 24MAR15 Dubai, United Arab Emirates 5:00pm


WED 25MAR15 Sea Day


THU 26MAR15 Muscat, Oman 8:00am 5:00pm


FRI 27MAR15 Sea Day


SAT 28MAR15 Salalah, Oman 8:00am 5:00pm


SUN 29MAR15 Sea Day


MON 30MAR15 Sea Day


TUE 31MAR15 Sea Day


WED 01APR15 Sea Day


THU 02APR15 Safaga, Egypt 7:00am 11:59pm


FRI 03APR15 Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt 7:00am 6:00pm


SAT 04APR15 Aqaba (for Petra), Jordan 7:00am 6:00pm


SUN 05APR15 Sea Day


MON 06APR15 Enter Suez Canal at Suez 6:00am 6:00am


MON 06APR15 Daylight transit Suez Canal


MON 06APR15 Exit Suez Canal at Port Said 6:00pm 6:00pm


TUE 07APR15 Alexandria (Cairo), Egypt 6:00am 8:00pm


WED 08APR15 Sea Day


THU 09APR15 Kusadasi (Ephesus), Turkey 8:00am 7:00pm


FRI 10APR15 Piraeus (Athens), Greece 4 8:00am


SAT 11APR15 Piraeus (Athens), Greece 4:00pm


SUN 12APR15 Katakolon, Greece 10:00am 6:00pm


MON 13APR15 Sea Day


TUE 14APR15 Naples, Italy 8:00am 6:00pm


WED 15APR15 Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy 7:00am 7:00pm


THU 16APR15 Sea Day


FRI 17APR15 Cartagena, Spain 10:00am 6:00pm


SAT 18APR15 Malaga, Spain 8:00am 6:00pm


SUN 19APR15 Cadiz (Seville), Spain 8:00am 6:00pm


MON 20APR15 Sea Day


TUE 21APR15 Sea Day


WED 22APR15 Ponta Delgada, Portugal 8:00am 5:00pm


THU 23APR15 Horta, Portugal 8:00am 5:00pm


FRI 24APR15 Sea Day


SAT 25APR15 Sea Day


SUN 26APR15 Sea Day


MON 27APR15 Sea Day


TUE 28APR15 Sea Day


WED 29APR15 Sea Day


30APR15 Debark Ship Fort Lauderdale, Florida, US 7:00am




  1. Hail, Hail, the gangs all here !!! Bon Voyage Jeff, we will be watching the posts. Too bad they are not stopping at Easter Island......Beachlady

  2. Thank for the photo, Jeff!

    Looking good and ready for the World!!

  3. The photo of Leslie and Karen is a personal favorite. Please capture their radiance as often as possible during this 2015 voyage. They are two terrific ladies! gg