Kate

Kate

professional mariner | full-time traveller | part-time blogger | amateur photographer | semi-circumnavigator | happy wife | made in South Africa

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Sailing Magazine

Sailing Magazine

I finally managed to get my hands on a digital copy of Sailing Magazine’s September 2017 issue! I’m especially excited about it because … View Post
Sayulita: surfing, shopping and where we stayed

Sayulita: surfing, shopping and where we stayed

This was our first stay in Mexico together – Rufus had never been except for our bus transit through from Belize to Cuba (Dec 2014) and … View Post
Sayulita

Sayulita

Every two months we leave the boat (we work on) securely in a marina and take a week off to travel, explore a destination … View Post
Back In Bocas

Back In Bocas

It’s been over a year since my last post… We have been fully focused on our work, running a private yacht, covering more … View Post
With a Sailing Yacht – Ambassadeur Joernaal

With a Sailing Yacht – Ambassadeur Joernaal

Our new job, setting up a new boat, means that we are bound to the marina here in Fort Lauderdale, while the works are … View Post
Behind the Scenes with Kia Motors

Behind the Scenes with Kia Motors

In my last post I briefly mentioned how we got the opportunity to travel to South Korea for 10 days with Kia Motors last year. … View Post
South Korea with Kia Motors

South Korea with Kia Motors

Facebook has been popping “memories” into my feed from a year ago. All the memories have been from our trip to South Korea last … View Post
Another Detour

Another Detour

For the better part of this year so far the plan has been to complete our circumnavigation in 2016, by crossing both the Pacific and … View Post
Hiking Hiva-Oa

Hiking Hiva-Oa

A few days after we arrived in Marquises, our friends Natali and João joined us after making the same passage from Panama on … View Post
Pacific Crossing: Panama to French Polynesia

Pacific Crossing: Panama to French Polynesia

FIVE WEEKS AT SEA. More than a month – 33.5 days to be precise – without contact to the outside world, other than our satellite phone and … View Post
Making our way to Marquesas

Making our way to Marquesas

And we are off! If you are reading this Rufus and I are sailing our way to Marquesas across the Pacific. The journey should … View Post
Crossing the Panama Canal

Crossing the Panama Canal

After we returned from our overland trip to Costa Rica and Nicaragua, we spend Easter weekend in Bocas del Toro and then made the … View Post
Family Farm Life in Costa Rica

Family Farm Life in Costa Rica

And we are BACK! If you follow our page on Facebook you will know that my MacBook charger took a walk in Bocas del … View Post
Navigating Nicaragua

Navigating Nicaragua

Rufus and I recently took a 10-day trip north to Costa Rica and Nicaragua. We left Melody on anchor off Isla Bastimentos and travelled … View Post
Surfing Kusapín

Surfing Kusapín

In the last post I mentioned that during our island hopping trip we stopped at Bluefield Lagoon and did a short overland walk to … View Post
Cruising Bocas with Babilé

Cruising Bocas with Babilé

Last week we arrived in Panama, after 7 days sailing down from Guatemala. We dropped anchor in front of Isla Colón which is part … View Post
Bike Trip Day 3: Panajachel to Pastores

Bike Trip Day 3: Panajachel to Pastores

On the third and last day we took the first water taxi we could get, across to the South West shore, to San Pedro … View Post
Bike Trip Day 2: Pacific Coast to Lake Atitlán

Bike Trip Day 2: Pacific Coast to Lake Atitlán

The next day it was back inland, with more offroad through sugar plantations, to Lago de Atitlán. The lake is situated in the … View Post
Bike Trip Day 1: Antigua to El Paredon

Bike Trip Day 1: Antigua to El Paredon

Apart from circumnavigating in our own sail boat we are also keen land travellers and we have a kind of overland bucket list to … View Post
Tourbiking through Guatemala

Tourbiking through Guatemala

It’s been a while, I know! But we have something special for you… This, dear friends, is our first real “edited” video!! This … View Post