Sunday, October 26, 2008

Annapolis Boat show 2008


I have posted the Annapolis Boat show 2008 page which can be viewed at Blue Water Cruising Annapolis 2008 page ....

You will find the link to the page on the left side of the index page and there are tons of photos of catamarans to be seen.

Here is an excerpt from that page...

Well the 2008 Annapolis boat show has come and gone, and much to my surprise there were throngs of people all weekend. Boat sales from what I can gather from the salesman were brisk but down from last year, if the sales people are to be believed. I seriously doubt that there were a lot of sales but I do personally know of 1 as I happened to be present while the negotiations were going on. During the dealings I hear some serious concessions were made by the sellers as they too are feeling this market.
We arrived at the Show on the Sunday, went and confirmed our demo sails on the Lagoon 380, the Lagoon 420 Diesel and the Leopard 40. Though we have been leaning toward the ...

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Gavin & Lesley Slabbert
Blue Water Cruising
(Sail the seven Seas)

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Friday, May 23, 2008

Cango Caves Page now Available ...



I have finally completed the Cango caves page which can be viewed at Blue Water Cruising.

You will find the page under the "Where in the World - South Africa - Cango Caves" tab.



Here is an except from that page ...

Thousands of years ago, an intrepid tribe of Khoi San people which are divided into the hunter gatherer San commonly known as Bushmen and the farmer Khoi known as Hottentots (which today is considered offensive) wandered through the arid plains of the Little Karoo region, taking shelter in a large cave entrance which later became known as the "Cango Caves"

Many centuries later, in 1780, a colonial farmer named Van Zyl, dared to venture past the cave entrance, lowering himself into the unknown darkness.

From the muffled echo of his uneasy voice he sensed a cavern of breathtaking proportions, and by the dim light of a burning torch saw glistening shapes ...

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Gavin & Lesley Slabbert

Blue Water Cruising
(Sail the seven Seas)

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Friday, May 2, 2008

Addo Elephant Park page now Available



Go to my website and read about our elephant encounter at Addo Elephant Park, which is about 50 miles north east of Port Elizabeth South Africa.

The link is ...
Addo Elephant page


Enjoy ...

Gavin
Blue Water Cruising
(Sail the seven Seas)

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