Log Abroad

  • Tahitian escape III

    This Log Abroad also comes from Dana West Yacht club members Kathleen and Jim Young. They submitted several photos from their trip to Tahiti. “My husband Jim Young and I took a wonderful trip to Tahiti and brought a copy of the log with us to all the islands we visited,” Kathleen Young said in an email.

  • Caribbean Sailing, Pre-Covid-19

    Alicia and Terry Moore made it just in time to complete their sailing trip in the Caribbean to the Leeward Islands in March before the Covid-19 induced lockdown took place. The Moores wrote this photo was taken from Fort Napoleon on the island of Terre d’en Haut. The beautiful Iles des Saintes, just south of the island of Guadeloupe, can be seen in the background.

  • Tahitian escape II

    This Log Abroad also comes from Dana West Yacht club members Kathleen and Jim Young. They submitted several photos from their trip to Tahiti. “My husband Jim Young and I took a wonderful trip to Tahiti and brought a copy of the log with us to all the islands we visited,” Kathleen Young said in an email.

  • Tahitian Escape

    This Log Abroad also comes from Dana West Yacht club members Kathleen and Jim Young. They submitted several photos from their trip to Tahiti. “My husband Jim Young and I took a wonderful trip to Tahiti and brought a copy of the log with us to all the islands we visited,” Kathleen Young said in an email.

  • Island time

    Dana West Yacht club members Kathleen and Jim Young snapped several photos with this copy of The Log on a recent trip to Tahiti. Kathleen said they had a wonderful time and visited several other islands including Motu, Moorea and Bora-Bora.

  • Island hopping

    Ken Wolf and Tina Ustation brought The Log along on a speed boat trip to explore the Phi Phi Islands in Thailand. There are six islands in the group known as Phi Phi and they are part of Hat Nopparat Thara-Ko Phi Phi National Park, which is home to an abundance of corals and marine life.

  • Recon south of the border

    Ahoy from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico! The renowned tower on La Playa de Los Muertos can be seen in the background of this photo of Paula Vance and Allan Bombard, both past commanders of the San Diego Sail & Power Squadron and members of the Southwestern Yacht Club. Bombard wrote they were doing some important recon south of the border.

  • Having a ball in Bora Bora

    Dana West Yacht club members Kathleen and Jim Young brought this copy of The Log along on a recent trip to Bora Bora. Kathleen said they snorkeled near the small island of Motu, visited the island Moorea and visited Bora-Bora Yacht Club

  • Five-country, 14-port cruise

    In October 2019, San Diego yacht broker Craig Toomey and his wife Bonnie Tweed enjoyed a five-country, 14-port cruise aboard Windsurf on the Adriatic and Mediterranean seas. This photo was taken in Monte Carlo, where Toomey joked he was closing a deal on a $135-million yacht.

  • Forests, tundra and glaciers

  • Two countries, one photo

    This photo of San Diego Yacht Club members Steve and Renee Tietsworth was taken in Zambia, but a second country, Zimbabwe, can also be seen in background. The shot was taken in August 2019 on the banks of the Zambezi River.

  • THE LOG HONEYMOONS ON ELAFONISI'S PINK SAND BEACH

    The Log staff writer Lindsey Glasgow took this copy of the paper on her honeymoon in October 2019. Elafonisi Beach, known for its pink sand, on the Greek island of Crete was a must-see. She spotted several different types of fish and even got nipped by several white seabream, which are common in the region.

  • THE LOG CRUISES TO BORA BORA

    Larry and Nancy Robertson brought their copy of The Log while on a Paul Gauguin cruise in early October. They are pictured here visiting Bloody Mary’s famous cruisers bar in Bora Bora. Often frequented by celebrities, Blood Mary’s is known for its fresh food, signature cocktails and great ambiance.

  • IN SEARCH OF NORTHERN LIGHTS

    Gary and Andi Solt took The Log in search of Northern Lights above the Arctic Circle. They are pictured here in front of the Cathedral of the Northern Lights in Alta, Norway. When the snow stopped and the skies cleared, they were treated to a spectacular Aurora display. However, they said they’re happy to be home in warm Port Hueneme.

  • NO ESCAPING THE LOG, EVEN IN ALASKA

    The Log’s editor, Parimal Rohit, can take a vacation, but there’s no escaping The Log. Here’s Rohit in Seward, Alaska at the end of a seven- day Alaskan cruise with of course, a copy of the paper.

  • THE FLYNNS, THE LOG AND COYOTE BAY

    This copy of The Log made a journey with Vince and Pat Flynn of the Coronado Yacht Club to Baja California Sur, Mexico. This photo was taken in front of Coyote Bay, off of Conception Bay, near Mulege. The Flynns have been boating on Conception Bay since 1961. Conception Bay is a marine preserve where many types fish spawn and grow, including roosterfish, sierra mackerel, pargo, cabrilla, whale sharks and rays.

  • THE LOG READERS ANCHORED NEAR COAST OF GUADELOUPE

    Steve and Nanci Adler brought their copy of The Log on a week-long trip they spent aboard their charter catamaran, a 59-foot Fontaine Pajot, near Iles des Saintes. The group of small islands is off the coast of Guadeloupe. In this photo they are anchored near Pain de Sucre, which is on the largest island, Terre d’en Haut.

  • THE LOG AT MUSEO THE OCEAN RACE

    These Log readers, Terry and Linda Shoemaker, brought their copy of The Log along on a trip to The Ocean Race Museum in Alicante, Spain. The interactive exhibition shares the rich heritage of the 45-year history of The Ocean Race, known as the world’s toughest sailing competition. The Shoemakers said the museum is a must-go place if you are in the Western Mediterranean.

  • THE LOG AND READERS AMID THE ALASKA HEAT WAVE

    Don and Carol Cappell brought their copy of The Log to Alaska this past June. Don’t let that mountain snow in the background fool you, temperatures were in the 80s and 90s. The Cappells wrote there was a heat wave hitting Alaska and the day this photo was taken at Denali National Park it was 88 degrees (and 90 degrees two days later).

  • AN ADRIATIC VOYAGE

    This special Marina del Rey edition of The Log made it all the way to the crystal clear, deep blue waters of the Adriatic Sea. Marko Peljhan and Ieva Auzina sent this photo from their sailing voyage on the Adriatic. It was taken in July in front of the city of Dubrovnik/Ragusa.

  • CRUISING THE GRAND CANAL

    This photo submitted by Dave Sarazen was taken on the Grand Canal in Venice, Italy. There are only two ways to get around the city: by boat or by foot. The Grand Canal forms one of the major water-traffic corridors in the city.

  • SUMMER VACATION IN AVALON

    With the summer at an end, we’re reflecting on Kelly Johnstone-Stack’s summer vacation. Johnstone-Stack was in Avalon for a weeklong vacation with her family. Her family has visited Avalon for a week every summer since she was born – it’s been a family tradition for more than 50 years!

  • READERS TAKE THE LOG TO MEDITERRANEAN SEA DEFENSIVE FORTRESS

    Mervyn Sam’s copy of The Log took a trip to a 15th-century defensive fortress located on the Mediterranean Sea coast. Sam submitted this photo outside the Citadel of Qaitbay in Alexandria, Egypt. Established in 1477 AD, it is considered one of the most important defensive strongholds, not only in Egypt, but also along the Mediterranean Sea coast. It was erected on the exact site of the famous Lighthouse of Alexandria, which was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

  • READERS BRING THE LOG TO HISTORIC MOSQUE IN TURKEY

    Mervyn Sam emailed this photo of him and his copy of The Log in front of the Blue Mosque in Turkey. Called Sultanahmet Camii in Turkish, the Blue Mosque is a historical mosque in Istanbul built in the 1600s. It is still an active mosque, so it is closed to tourists for half an hour or so during the five daily prayers.

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