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Smooth Ride on Furthur

  We equipped Furthur with Wesmar active fin stabilizers installed at JTM when new. They worked flawlessly for many years and many miles. We crossed the Pacific Ocean in comfort and made it halfway around the world.As with any equipment they grew tired, for the last 3 years we have been replacing one element after another …

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CRUISE IN PARADISE AND SAVE, SELENE PHILIPPINES

    Cruise in Paradise and save big bucks! How would you like to save $200 to $400 thousand dollars on your Selene over US or European prices and cruise in the most beautiful areas of the world? Selene is long known to be a world class ocean voyaging yacht, well built, excellent accommodations and …

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So Gay La 2019

    There are those times when I ponder in wonderment, just how did I get here? I seem to fall into the strangest of rabbit holes. This one is a repeat as it is my second time of being given the great honor being on the judges’ panel at the San Ignacio Miss Gay …

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Smile Smile Smile

    Smile Smile Smile, So the Grateful Dead song goes and so we did. One of the few things I really miss, even yearn for in the States would be attending the Dead shows. I download the newest ones, watch the videos, and smile at all the pictures my friends post of the shows. …

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9 Year Report, The Crew

    For nine years I have been sharing the Furthur Adventure with a long and diverse list of crew members. Opening the boat up to young travelers gave me experiences that most cruisers do not get. I learned about countries I will not see, cultures and traditions they brought to Furthur are still there. …

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9 Year Report, the boat

    As Furthur enters her tenth year of travels in exotic places, let us see how the old gal is doing. The relatively trouble-free Cummins engine is still purring along happily. To date I have only replaced one non-maintenance part, the pre injector fuel pump. I did have some problems with the injectors on …

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the voyage 9 year report

    Once again, I ponder the wonders of my life as we enter the tenth year of cruising full time in paradise. This past year brought us to many familiar new places and a few new ones. Easy living and great new adventures. We started working on the boat and enjoying Subic Bay where …

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The Great Selene Rendezvous

  Mystic Moon and Furthur, together again   It was a chilly day at the 2003 Seattle Boat Show when Kathy and John Youngblood boarded their first Selene. I greeted them aboard, and we began the journey that would take us both half way around the world. The Youngbloods had not owned a boat nor …

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8 Year Report, the Captain

    This is the report I save until last, and it has the least real information, but it is my favorite to do, and the hardest. I look back at the last year and go wow! The things I have learned and experienced in this life changing year.   alone on a white sandy …

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8 Year Report: the Boat

    The year for the boat started with leaving Subic Bay for the Holidays and a six-month cruise. We soon discovered an unsolved drain in the DC side, causing havoc with our battery storage. We replaced the last of the older batteries and after sure it was not more, added two more 8d Trojan …

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