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Welcome to the Slip Away website.  We are Captains Rich Crowell and Jan Schwab, and Slip Away is our 1978 Islander Freeport 41' ketch-rig sailing yacht.  We left Los Angeles (Marina del Rey) in 2003, and our long-term plan is to spend the next several years exploring the world. 

We are presently in Southeast Asia and have spent several months (late 2016/early 2017) doing some maintenance and repair work on Slip Away in Malaysia.  We are planning a trip back to the USA in the Fall, then some cruising in Malaysia and Thailand in late 2017/early 2018, and if all goes as planned, we will cross the Indian Ocean to South Africa in 2018.   

We keep a log of our travels and photos on this website.  We hope you enjoy it!

 

                                

                         
                                                 Slip Away anchored at Fulaga Island, Fiji, July 2013 (photo taken by Bob Johnson, s.v. Charisma)