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Ocean Spirit Completes Journey Home

Hawaii

Ocean Spirit arrives to her permanent home in Lahaina early this morning. The 5880.85 mile journey from St. Croix USVI to final destination in Lahaina Maui, Hawaii  was completed in 42 days. Crew will be training in the next week and OS will be scheduled to run her first whalewatching tours in the near future. [gallery…

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Ocean Spirit approaching destination Oahu

Hawaii

Ocean Spirit’s current location: Captain John Patti reports: “Delivery is coming along as planned. We’re just within 7 hundred miles of Koolina marina now and have enjoyed mostly fair seas over the pacific leg. The presence of a head current and…

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Ocean Spirit sets off for longest journey leg to Hawaii

Hawaii

After spending Thanksgiving in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, Ocean Spirit & crew prepare for their longest stretch of open water to Honolulu, were the vessel will go finishing touches before joining the rest of Pacific Whale Foundation’s fleet in Maui. Crew member Sierra DeRose writes the…

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Ocean Spirit Voyage Update

Hawaii

Ocean Spirit made it through the Panama Canal successfully, current location is just north of Costa Rica (see map below) this GPS location was received early yesterday morning. Crew member Christy Kozama shares with us her experience crossing the Panama Canal. “We are in Playa Papagayo Marina, Costa…

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Ocean Spirit Underway

Hawaii

Ocean Spirit departed from St. Croixn USVI on November 5th and arrived Colon, Panama November 9th. Eco Team member Sierra Frye-Keele writes: “After 96 hours of motoring (only 1.5 hours were spent with sails up due to light wind), we’ve made it to Panama! Ocean Spirit is a safe and sea worthy vessel, very comfortable for travel. We ate…

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Preparing for a long journey home

Hawaii

Ocean Spirit looked elegant and vibrant like a racehorse ready to go, as crew members tend to last minute tests and system checks. Five crew members will set sail on a 5880.85 mile journey, from St. Croix, USVI to Maui, HI. Ocean Spirit, will be the ninth vessel of Pacific Whale Foundation’s eco fleet. PWF’s…

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