The Tuna & The Seal

The Tuna & The Seal

Two days into our Atlantic crossing Ruf caught the first fish of the trip! We had to battle it out with a gutsy seal … View Post
The Journey Begins

The Journey Begins

The day has arrived – we’re leaving today. The past few days have been filled with a mixture of nerves and excitement and the … View Post
Family Farewell

Family Farewell

This is our final week in South Africa (for serious!) and so our families have been visiting to say their farewells. I cannot tell … View Post
Saldanha Days

Saldanha Days

Having been in Saldanha Bay for nearly a week we have had plenty of time to get into chill mode, while still fitting in … View Post
So Long Cape Town

So Long Cape Town

We had a great week in Hout Bay, with lovely spring weather and loads of visiting friends. It was sad to finally say good … View Post
Farewell False Bay

Farewell False Bay

The last couple of weeks have been insanely busy in final preparations for our trip, with plenty of administration and stocking up on food … View Post
Happy Dance

Happy Dance

I had come to terms with the fact that the existing cushions on the boat would be a permanent feature in my day to … View Post
Friends

Friends

Our talented friend Rory and his beautiful wife Erla brought their two gorgeous little girls, Bailey & Isla-Dean, to visit us on the … View Post
Odds & Ends

Odds & Ends

We can (almost) safely say that the big jobs on the boat are done. We are now busy with small projects to finish Melody … View Post
Stack Pack

Stack Pack

The old blue main sail cover that came with the boat was on its last legs. Age, holes, sun damage and birds nesting in … View Post
Day at the Office

Day at the Office

After much delay, Kate and I finally built up the courage to redo the anti-slip on the walkways of the boat. It was decided … View Post