Ocean voyages under sail

Neil Sanderson, skipper of yacht Oceana, approaching New Zealand in 1991

At the helm of my 38-foot sloop Oceana approaching New Zealand from Vanuatu in November 1991

I enjoy sailing and have made the following extended cruises, as captain or crew.

Ocean 71 Yacht Ksenija
Ksenija (Van de Stadt Ocean 71′ ketch) 1978-1979
Boston – Bermuda – Antigua – plus six months cruising the West Indies

Swan 55 sister ship
Edelweiss (Sparkman & Stephens Swan 55′ sloop) 1979
Cruising the West Indies

Dione
Dione (Bowman 66′ ketch) 1979
Antigua Race Week

Ocean 71 yacht Miss Two
Miss Two (Van de Stadt Ocean 71′ ketch) 1979
Antigua – Bermuda – Azores – Gibraltar – Teulon

Marine conservation ship Sea Shepherd 2
St Giles (196′ motor ship) 1981
Alexandria, Virginia – Panama – Los Angeles – Vancouver – Nome – coast of Siberia – St Lawrence Island – Dutch Harbor – Seattle – San Francisco

38' sloop Oceana, designed by Sparkman & Stephens
Oceana (Sparkman & Stephens 38′ sloop) 1987-1991
Vancouver – Seattle – Hawaiian Islands – Palmyra Island – Tonga – Fiji – Vanuatu – Auckland

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