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We do have email that comes to our boat directly through our radio. For this type of email, bandwidth is extremely limited so please be succinct and [although we love them] no jokes or attachments. Please don't let this stop you, we would love to hear from you. Contact us by using our email contact link (above) and we will send you our direct-to-boat email address.
We want to keep in touch! If you just want to follow our progress while at sea, see YOTREPS, Shiptrak, or Winlink [below].
Philip DiNuovo/Leslie Linkkila
c/o Audrey Macks
PO Box 128
Chimacum, WA 98325
Audrey will be gathering and forwarding our mail to us via various mechanisms. Please don't expect we will receive mail quickly. If you need to contact us immediately, please email.
We may have a telephone in some countries, but such would be only for local calls. Thus it's best to email us if you need to reach us.
Skype: We are occasionally able to access Skype.
Skype ID: svcarina or svcarina.philip
SV Carina Leslie Linkkila or SV Carina Philip DiNuovo
Passage Notes are summaries of our adventures. These are published approximately once per month and sent to an email list.
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A NEW feature, our blog that is called: Our Ocean Log, will be posted to the website directly from sea.
Internet Position reports - Yotreps & Winlink
We will report our position into the Yotreps and Winlink systems while at sea. Both allow yachts to report their position, weather, sea conditions, etc. while at sea via SSB/Ham email. You can also find our report on Shiptrak.
Look for Carina as call sign: WZ7LL
Carina's Call Sign: WCZ5553
Amateur (Ham) Call Signs:
Philip K7PAZ, A31PZ (Tonga) , V73DP (Marshall Islands)nee KD7QFF
Leslie WZ7LL, V637LL (FSM), V73LL (Marshall Islands)nee K7LEL, KD7WAI
Click here for a list of Radio Nets.
Seven Seas Cruising Association (Commodores, Roving Ambassadors & Volunteer Ham Radio Examiners)
awarded Clean Wake Award 2012
Island Cruising Association, Affiliate Members
Mieco Beach Yacht Club, Majuro, Marshall Islands
Musket Cove Yacht Club, Malolo Lailai, Fiji
Royal Belau Yacht Club, Palau
Pacific Seafarer's Net - volunteers
ARRL-volunteer examiner (VE)
Port Madison Yacht Club (currently inactive), Port Madison, Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
Club Cruceros de La Paz, La Paz, Baja, Mexico
Agate Pass Power Squadron (former members)
Our Boat Card
Boat cards are carried to exchange with other cruisers so that you can more easily stay in touch with your new friends. We also present them to government officials and village chiefs as a calling card and a show of respect. Although many are quite elaborate and may even have colored photos of the cruisers, Carina's simple b/w card was done in Publisher and is printed aboard on a tiny ink jet printer.