2 Weeks Ashore

2 Weeks Ashore

We were a few days late coming out of the water because every time the wind abated enough for us to travel north, I was working.   This hasn’t been an issue for us much before but I have a feeling it might be more of an issue here in the Aegean because the wind is...
Mushroom Mania

Mushroom Mania

We are loving our new Bimini and extra canvas work that is now completed.   We hope that by changing from bright (and dirty) yellow to “mushroom”, we will be less attractive to wasps and more able to keep a cleaner and tidier appearance for the next few years. It has...
Focus on February

Focus on February

As we near the end of January we begin to finalise our plans for February. We negotiated with the marina here to cut our stay here down so the it finishes at the end of January.  We were paying too much here considering it is so open to the southerlies which in...
My Idea of Hell

My Idea of Hell

Paul’s worst catastrophe fear is the snapping of the rigging and the damage it could do to you if it snapped or to the boat if it put the mast under tension causing it to break and fall. The risk to life is high, the risk of injury even higher and the financial...
What about Water?

What about Water?

Most of us are so used to turning on a tap and there being clean fresh water. Living on a boat water is a big consideration all of the time.  We currently buy in bottle water to drink because we don’t know how clean our tanks really are. During the water we will have...

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