There is something completely serene about being the only person left on earth. The sun has just gone down on the second night of our journey.. and i have just started my first ever 6 hour night shift. The sky is darkened already although i can make out the masses of dirty grey steel wool … Continue reading I am legend
Day 5 begins at 6am for me as i come on shift to discover, to my great joy, that the wind has died down, although its still blowing from the North west... which is exactly the direction we are trying to go. The wind light enough now that we are able to furl in all … Continue reading Serenity
Working on a yacht on a long passage such as the one im on now, can get quite tedious if you let it. Different boats have different systems for how the shifts will run. The larger your crew the easier it is too, as you will only have to do every 3rd or 4th shift. … Continue reading 9 to 5.. not!
Day 3 of the sail to Madagascar, and ive just come on shift at 6am. Im a bit sad that i missed the sunrise cause its a stunning day. There is a mild north easterly blowing, which doesnt really help us at all as its directly on the nose, so we have both motors running … Continue reading Waste not… want not.
Packing for one of these sailing trips can be really complicated... or really simple if you prefer. Myself i like to do a bit of both.. and now that ive decided to finally start my blog, im definitely leaning more and more towards the complicated side. As if being a part time doomsday prepper wasnt … Continue reading Blown away
Ive read some of the rules one is supposed to apply to a blog to help ensure it can become successful in all the ways that a blog is supposed to be able to achieve greatness, and i can safely say that im preeetty certain ill manage to break all of them almost straight away, … Continue reading Welcome to my blag