Category Archives: Travel

The Laura Dekker Report: More Crazy Weather for Laura and Daniel returning to Whangarei, NZ!…

Latest Report from Laura Dekker, 18 sailing from Norfolk Island back to New Zealand aboard Guppy, her 38 ft. sailing craft that previously sailed her around the world solo a year ago. Her friend Daniel is also a qualified sailor and he is accompanying Laura. 21-2-2014 The wind dropped last…

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The Laura Dekker Report: No Wind. So Guppy is on engine power as Laura and Daniel sail back to Whangarei, NZ!…

20-2-2014 Currently bobbing around at 30.49S 169.49E. We ran the small engine for the night as there was no wind, Guppy can’t quiet get to 4kn though because we’re fighting some swell and waves. But we made good progress since yesterday. There Is a little bit of wind coming now…

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The Laura Dekker Report: Laura and Daniel sail in rough waters back to NZ!…

19-2-2014 We had a one hour squall in which we where able to sail the right course line, which was great but most of the time it’s either S or W tacking. We are currently at 30.06 S 168.57 E. Still have about 15kn of wind and doing around 4kn….

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The Laura Dekker Report: Laura and Daniel tour Norfolk Island and sail back to Whangarie, NZ!…

18-2-2014 Well, after a very enjoyable day on Norfolk we are out at sea again. So we are all cleared in and out of Norfolk island, with a stamp in my passport, but most importantly Daniel’s passport this time 🙂  as that belongs to the same procedure and is done…

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The Laura Dekker Report: Laura and Daniel approach Norfolk Island at dawn!…

16-2-2014 Still 45 miles to go, we will most likely arrive tonight. All is well here, wind and seas are just beautiful and Guppy is doing around 6kn. Makes me just want to keep sailing, especially looking at the weather to get back to New Zealand… We would have 20-25kn on…

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The Laura Dekker Report: Laura & Daniel head north for 500 mile sail!…

16-2-2014 We got some wind and are making good progress after some calms before yesterday. Still the seas are nice and calm. We didn’t even have the sprayhood up for a single second of the trip yet. We are at 31.59 S 171.14E doing around 5.5 -6 kn at the…

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Hen and Chickens trip

Laura Dekker Report: Laura sails Guppy to nearby islands off NZ!…

12-2-2014 As you can see on the pictures we have let Guppy out again. Going to the Hen and Chickens which is a group of islands just off Whangarei.  Since I met Bernie last year when he took me flying in his little plane he has wanted to come out…

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Typhoon Dylan now a tropical storm causes foam to cover the town of Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia!…

Australian beach town The citizens of the small beach town of Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia were covered in sea foam after a typhoon named Dylan passed over on Monday, January  27.  The freaky foam came ashore and piled as high as 10 ft.. The typhoon has since diminished to a tropical storm…

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Welcome to Phoenix Stanna, our cover model, Journalist-at-Large!…

Beautiful and Bright PHOENIX STANNA, is now our JOURNALIST-AT-LARGE for BLOG.JETSETTINGMAGAZINE.COM Ms Stanna has a number of titles:  Number One Hostess for the BOB HOPE CLASSIC, former MISS NEWPORT BEACH, AND OTHER TITLES. She will be posting stories from time to time in our publication.  We welcome her and cheer her…

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TRAVEL NEWS: Flying Around California? Try Camarillo Airport by writer Phoenix Stanna!…

Story by Phoenix Stanna Camarillo airport was established in the early 1940’s and was originally named Oxnard Air Force base. By the 1950’s during the cold war the airport extended its flight line from 5,000 feet to 8,000 feet as an air defense modification. Now, Camarillo airport stretches a 6,000 feet…

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Email today: An Expert on Benghazi!…Here is the story from a Ret. Colonel!…

If nothing else, by reading this you will now know why the military is so screwed up today. Military leadership has been subjugated by this president to be nothing more than political hacks and yes men. God help us all. …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. Air Force expert on Benghazi “Hands” Handley is a well-respected USAF fighter pilot. Here is his…

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NEWS FLASH — North Carolina becomes 7th state to ban Islamic Sharia law!…

North Carolina has become the seventh state to prohibit state judges from considering Islamic law in family cases, joining what critics say is a national anti-Muslim campaign. Gov. Pat McCrory allowed the law, which was passed by state lawmakers in July, to take effect without his signature. In an interview with…

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Martin Bashir

Martin Bashir, 50 who said they should defecate and urinate in Former Alaska Governor Sarah Patin’s mouth. Now Bashir has gotten kicked out of his political news job at MSNBC after making a filthy remark about Governor Sarah Palin!…

Martin Bashir, 50 resigned from MSNBC Wednesday over the sliming of Sarah Palin after meeting with the network’s president, Phil Griffin. Last month, Martin Bashir called Sarah Palin a “dunce” and “a world-class idiot” for comparing American debt to  slavery. He also referenced a plantation owner’s practice of having slaves …

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ASIAN WAR NEWS UPDATE: China launches lunar probe carrying ‘Jade Rabbit’!…

WHAT IS HAPPENING IN CHINA? Beijing: China launched its first ever extraterrestrial  landing craft into orbit en route for the moon in the small hours of Monday, in  a major milestone for its space programme. The Chang’e-3 lunar probe, which includes the Yutu or Jade Rabbit buggy,  blasted off on…

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NEWS FLASH: Phoenix Stanna, former Miss Newport Beach 2008, will soon become a reporter for Blog.Jetsettingmagazine.com! Watch for her latest news story!…

PHOENIX STANNA –NEW BLOG.JETSETTINGMAGAZINE.COM NEWS REPORTER! Phoenix has been a cover model for WWW.JETSETTINGMAGAZINE.COM the Flip Page Flash on-line magazine, and she was the Top Golf Hostess at the 2006 Bob Hope Golf Classic, Palm Springs, California. Phoenix is now taking aim at becoming a TV News Anchor, a TV hostess…

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