Auckland, New ZealandAuckland, New Zealand -- Dianne Langefeld and Roy Knoch of San Diego were visiting last year during the Volvo Ocean Race stopover in Auckland -- and they brought The Log Newspaper along.Phoebe On WatchPhoebe On Watch -- Phoebe, the four-legged companion of Rachel Ford of H.B.R.C. Sailboats, enjoys boating in Huntington Harbour.Two Brothers Rocks (Morro Dois Iramos), BrazilTwo Brothers Rocks (Morro Dois Iramos), Brazil -- Marco Carvalho of Chula Vista recently visited the island of Fernando de Noronha, located 200 miles off the coast of Brazil -- and he brought The Log Newspaper along. The island offers some of the best beaches in the world, he noted, along with excellent snorkeling and sportfishing.Barnacle BarryBarnacle Barry -- Barnacle, a five-month-old French bulldog, enjoys taking a lot of cruises with his companion, Capt. Tim Barry. I take him on all my boat charters as entertainment, Tim told The Log. Hes got a lot of personality. In this photo, Barnacle is enjoying a fishing trip to Catalina -- and a rawhide chew stick.Nessabur, BulgariaNessabur, Bulgaria -- Vince and Pat Flynn of Coronado Yacht Club (and their copy of The Log Newspaper) recently traveled to Bulgaria, where they took this photo on July 26 -- at a local marina on the Black Sea.Cap’n ChesterCapn Chester -- Chester, the four-legged companion of Sue and Scott Sturgis, always practices safe boating habits, they reported. His first Catalina crossing was from Cabrillo Launch Ramp on the Fourth of July. Chester loves Two Harbors, and the couple said he cant wait until Labor Day weekend.Nevada City, CaliforniaNevada City, California -- Robert Cash of Huntington Beach recently visited his son in Nevada City, about 80 miles north of Sacramento. I brought The Log along to read -- and to show the relatives, Cash said. Im waiting for the next issue.Avalon AmberAvalon Amber -- Amber, a 10-year-old Dachshund, likes to cruise around Avalon in her Boston Whaler just about every other weekend in the summer, reported Ambers friend and companion, Renee Samuelson.