Thursday, November 8, 2012

Bikini, Marshall Islands

We have a new 110 foot cutter rigged sailboat visiting Marina Santa Cruz. See http://www.totosailing.com/ I did not recognize the flag so I asked the crew. It is home ported in Bikini, Marshall Islands. (In the US a documented vessel can pick anywhere in the United States for a home port.) The owner obviously has a sense of humor. For more on the Marshall Islands and Bikini see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bikini_Atoll

Fair winds and following seas.

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