Simons Town Success

Simons Town Success

  Just a quick one to say that we had an excellent trip across the bay to Simon’s Town last night. We made good … View Post
A Little Heavier

A Little Heavier

Last week was spent organising and doing various preparations for our trip to Simon’s Town, where we’ll be lifting old Melodious out … View Post
Cockpit Roof

Cockpit Roof

One of the most exciting advancements in the last three weeks is the completion of our cockpit roof. This is huge for us as … View Post
Power Hungry

Power Hungry

Our new house-bank batteries arrived and were quickly hooked up to the distribution board, allowing us to finally install our wind generator.  A challenging … View Post
Sunday Sessions

Sunday Sessions

As promised, here is an update on our Sunday sail with Melody. Initially the intention was just to motor for a couple of hours … View Post
Gripping Stuff

Gripping Stuff

After all having a little break it was back to work with a vengeance. Kate and I joined Rufus with work on Melody, while … View Post
Away for the Weekend

Away for the Weekend

Kate arrived on Wednesday evening from Zambia and Vivian finished her last day of work on Friday afternoon, so from Monday we will all … View Post
Chasing the Sun

Chasing the Sun

Friday afternoon couldn’t have come any sooner. After waiting all week we made our way out of Harbour Island, feathered Melody into the … View Post
Apetizer

Apetizer

Late January 2012 – Gordons Bay, Helderberg, Western Cape First published on offtheline.co.za View Post
Enjoying Our Boat Through the Graft

Enjoying Our Boat Through the Graft

It’s been a while since the last post, but we’ve been so busy…and time flies by with incredible pace. The mission … View Post
Wet Boat, Dry Boat

Wet Boat, Dry Boat

There is nothing worse than a leaky boat. On my first crossing, my cabins’ portlights leaked and on Will’s crossing the same thing … View Post