I jolted awake to a loud, wet, sniffy snort in my ear – and it wasn’t Paul. The Thing breathed … Continue reading To sail … or sell?
Cruising the east coast of North Island, New Zealand. Living off the grid, finding deserted anchorages,exploring deserted islands and and living a simple life on the sea. Continue reading Simply Cruisin’ and Shootin’ the Breeze
A splash is heard from the heads (toilet). Minutes later Paul storms through the saloon with a dripping wet toilet … Continue reading Tales from a floating, self-isolating, escape bubble
A long sharp beak appeared under the fly sheet of our tent, snatched a bag of couscous and dragged it … Continue reading Long lost land legs
North Minerva Reef, South Pacific Saturday 9 November 2019 Overheard on the VHF radio: “Hey, we heard you went diving … Continue reading Baggy Half Way Round the World
A fat, hairy pig scampers through a front garden gate, crosses the road without looking and skids into a water … Continue reading Pigs in Paradise
“A ghost’s done that. I DEFINATELY tied them properly. I even adjusted them.” We’d rigged twin headsails for the sailing … Continue reading Islands at the End of the Earth
1645, Friday 19 April We weighed anchor at Isabela Island, Galapagos and headed out to sea to sail over 3000 … Continue reading Twenty two days and 18 hours