Ocean Logs

Day-to-day life aboard our yacht when we are at sea.

Passage Notes

Our Cruising Stories

Published Writings

 

Linkkila, Leslie & Philip DiNuovo, Bringing Carina Home - Pohnpei to Sitka, Ocean Navigator, in press

Linkkila, Leslie & Philip DiNuovo "French Spiral Hitching Wheel Cover" Good Old Boat, in press

Linkkila, Leslie and Philip DiNuovo "Destination Undetermined, PMYC Salty Speakers Tell of Fourteen Years Cruising the Pacific Ocean".  Port Madison Yacht Club Mainsheet, May 2018

DiNuovo, P & L Linkkila, "Pacific Ocean Crossing - 4689 nm from Pohnpei to Sitka AK" (3 parts) - SSCA Bulletin, October - December 2017

Linkkila, Leslie & Philip DiNuovo,  "Natural Born Sailors - The Inspiring Idyllic Ninigo Islands of Papua New Guinea", Ocean Navigator, May/June 2017

Linkkila, Leslie & Philip DiNuovo,  "Xuxi Seimat – The Ninigos of PNG", Cruising Helmsman, June 2017

DiNuovo, Philip and Leslie Linkkila, "Hauled out in the Philippines", Changes in Latitude, Latitude 38, April 2015

Linkkila, Leslie and Philip DiNuovo, "Basics of Sail Repair", Good Old Boat, November 2015

Linkkila, Leslie and Philip DiNuovo, "Evaluating Sails for Repair", Good Old Boat, September 2015

Linkkila, Leslie and Philip DiNuovo, "Twisted, Tortured, Torn & Tattered - Why Sails Fail", Good Old Boat, July 2015

Linkkila, Leslie and Philip DiNuovo, "Do You Copy?", Ocean Navigator, March/April 2015

DiNuovo, Philip, "Where the Doctor is a Headhunter", Ocean Navigator, September 2014

DiNuovo, Philip, "The Solomons Stole my Heart", Cruising Helmsman, August 2014

Linkkila, Leslie and Philip DiNuovo, "The Spirit of the Solomons", Cruising Helmsman, April 2014

Linkkila, Leslie and Philip DiNuovo, "Solomon Island Season, SSCA Bulletin, April 2013

Linkkila, Leslie and Philip DiNuovo, "Solomon Island Yacht Festival, SSCA Bulletin, December 2012

DiNuovo, Philip and Leslie Linkkila,"Vanuatu - Land Eternal", SSCA Bulletin, August & September 2012

Linkkila, Leslie and Philip DiNuovo, "Updating Captain Cook", Ocean Navigator, May/June 2012

DiNuovo, Philip and Leslie Linkkila, "Salvaging a Dream", Good Old Boat, May/June 2013

Linkkila, Leslie and Philip DiNuovo, "Staying Attached", Good Old Boat, November 2012

Linkkila, Leslie and Philip DiNuovo, "Chameleon: A Nesting Hard Dinghy That's Enduring and Endearing", Good Old Boat, March/April 2012.

Linkkila, Leslie and Philip DiNuovo, "Replace Those Aging Lifelines!". Ocean Voyager, 2012

Linkkila, Leslie and Philip DiNuovo, "Yokwe from the Marshall Islands", SSCA Bulletin, Feb 2012

DiNuovo, Philip and Leslie Linkkila "Voyaging Communications Report" Ocean Navigator Online, October 21, 2011

Your Cruising Galley - Interview with Leslie & Philip, SV Carina, Mo'orea"  with Amanda Swan-Neal, 48 Degrees North, July 2011

Linkkila, Leslie and Philip DiNuovo, Where There is No Rigger, Good Old Boat, July and Sept 2011

DiNuovo, Philip and Leslie Linkkila, "Headmaster", Latitudes and Attitudes, Sept 2011

Linkkila, Leslie and Philip DiNuovo, "Fiji 2010-2011", Seven Seas Cruising Association

Linkkila, Leslie and Philip DiNuovo, "Mud and Thunder", Latitudes and Attitudes, January 2011

DiNuovo, Philip and Leslie Linkkila, "Interview with a Cruiser Project", http://interviewwithacruiser.blogspot.com/2010/07/10-questions-for-carina.html

Linkkila, Leslie and Philip DiNuovo "Cyclone Moorings in Vava'u Tonga, Seven Seas Cruising Association, December 2010

Dinuovo, Philip and Leslie Linkkila, "Changes in Latitude", Latitude 38, December 2010

Linkkila, Leslie and Philip DiNuovo, Arts and Culture of the Pacific, Blue Water Sailing, Dispatches, November 2010

DiNuovo, Philip and Leslie Linkkila, Interview Ocean Voyager, 2010

DiNuovo, Philip and Leslie Linkkila, "Run Over in Paradise", Ocean Navigator, November 2009

DiNuovo, Philip and Leslie Linkkila "Cruising Dreams Swept Away by Violent Tsunami"  www.cruisingworld.com, Oct 5, 2009

Linkkila, Leslie and Philip DiNuovo, Islas Galapagos Update March 2009, Seven Seas Cruising Association

Linkkila, Leslie and Philip DiNuovo, "Our Daily Bread", Cruising World (People & Food)

Linkkila, Leslie and Philip DiNuovo, "Margarita Fresca", Cruising World (People & Food)

Linkkila, Leslie and Philip DiNuovo, "Artichoke Tapenade", Cruising World (People & Food), December 2009

Linkkila, Leslie and Philip DiNuovo, "Panamá: New Policies Restrict Cruising", Ocean Navigator, Jan/Feb 2009

Linkkila, Leslie and Philip DiNuovo, "Do It Yourself Dinghy Chaps", Good Old Boat, November 2008

Linkkila, Leslie and Philip DiNuovo, "Ongoing Changes Discourage Cruising in Ecuador, Seven Seas Cruising Assoc., Sept 2007

Linkkila, Leslie and Philip DiNuovo, "Ecuador/Galapagos, Panamá City, Seven Seas Cruising Assoc., January 2007

DiNuovo, Philip and Leslie Linkkila - Waxing Poetic in Darwin's Wake, www.cruisingworld.com

Linkkila, Leslie and Philip DiNuovo, "Pacific Nicaragua and Costa Rica, Seven Seas Cruising Assoc., September 2006, p 28

Linkkila, Leslie, "Raise a Hand for Kids - El Salvador",  Cruising World, September 2006

Linkkila, Leslie and Philip DiNuovo, "Chubasco in El Salvador", Seven Seas Cruising Assoc., April 2006, p 16

Linkkila, Leslie, "Cruisers Work for Kids in El Salvador's Rural Communities", Latitudes and Attitudes, December 2005, p 102

Linkkila, Leslie and Philip DiNuovo, Estero Jaltepeque (Bahia del Sol), El Salvador, Seven Seas Cruising Assoc., September 2005, p 34

Linkkila, Leslie and Philip DiNuovo, Sea of Cortez, Mexico, Seven Seas Cruising Assoc, December 2004, p 4

DiNuovo, Philip, "Close Encounter off Baja", Ocean Navigator, October 2004, p 20

 

Presentations & Workshops

 

 

Carina's Wake - Puget Sound Cruising Club, 15 Feb 2019

Sew What?  Introduction to Sewing While Cruising, Seven Seas University, 16 October 2018

Women's Offshore Sailing Roundtable, Wooden Boat Festival, NW Maritime Center, 8 September 201

The World's Fastest Sailing Canoes, Wooden Boat Festival, NW Maritime Center, 7 September 2018

Sew What?, Wooden Boat Festival, NW Maritime Center, 2018, 9 September 2018

Radios Aboard, Wooden Boat Festival, NW Maritime Center, 8 September 2018

Ninigo Islands Papua New Guinea, Cruising Club of America, 11 June 2018

Destination Undetermined, Port Madison Yacht Club Salty Speaker, 14 April 2018

Do You Copy? Radios Aboard a Cruising Yacht,  Seattle Boat Show, 29 January 2018

OpenCPN, Seattle Boat Show, 28 January 2018

Sew What?  Introduction to Sewing While Cruising, Seattle Boat Show, 28 January 2018

Destination Undetermined for South Kitsap Rotary Club, 19 December 2017, Port Orchard, WA

Destination Raja Ampat at the Royal Belau Yacht Club for the Seven Seas Cruising Association, 3 Feb 2016

Navigating with Google Earth (Updated) at Holiday Oceanview Marina for the Sail Indonesia Rally, 14 August 2015

Outfitting for Sustainable Cruising at West Marine, Mystic CT July 2013

Navigating with Google Earth at College of Marshall Islands - Leslie Linkkila, Naomi Tabata &  Heather Becker-Brungard, 21 Dec 2011