3 years of Sailing Aquarius
On January 28th, 2020 we celebrated our 3rd year anniversary aboard Aquarius… What a ride! And we’ve only made it half way… It’s been humbling and rewarding, but an unbelievable epic journey. We have had it all – good, bad, and the ugly, The beauty that this world has to offer is truly breath taking! Looking back as we started on this journey, as newbe owners of our first boat. We were running like headless chickens announcing “Now refrigerator doesn’t work”, when no
Leaving French Polynesia....
Time flies by… Last time we wrote, we were in French Polynesia, Tahiti and I was seriously sick, and there was a high chance of going under the surgery scalpel, but… I’ve got to do “only” the course for 6 weeks of 3 super strong atibiotics… So what did we do??? After 3 weeks of Pacific crossing and months of very remote Marquesas and Tuamotu archipelagos we finally reached Tahiti – our first big Island with almost all civilization luxuries: big groceries stores with almost ev
Where are we?
We left Aquarius in Papeete Marina June 28th for a little more than a month while Zivile and I visited family and friends in Lithuania, San Diego, and Las Vegas. While away, Aquarius was in good hands with our friend Henry watching over her at Papeete Marina. The separation went well for all involved except for Zivile. She picked up some type of bug (or whatever) in Lithuania which required her to visit to Urgent Care in Las Vegas, followed by several visits with doctors
Aquarius upgrades and maintenance costs during first year 2017
This blog post is complimentary to our boat tour video, and to the Aquarius "How To Series" video (you can find video here). It is our second most asked question - what are our expenses? And I understand why - before embarking on this journey and planning for it we were trying to find out as much as we could to plan accordingly and it was not easy. So we are happy to share our costs. We purchased our boat Aquarius in January 2017, at the time she was 17 years old and had eve