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
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
Solar Power

Solar Power

We recently installed our brand new solar panel! Our ‘neighbours’ in Harbour Island, the Louw family, kindly gifted us this 110 watt panel … View Post
Boom Boom Boom

Boom Boom Boom

We have a new BOOM! We were kindly given an old boom by Mark Hatting a few months ago, unfortunately it was a little … View Post
Canvas Complete

Canvas Complete

The canvas is up and it fits perfectly! Melody is starting to look like a real cruiser. the cover creates a new ‘room’ for … View Post
Cockpit Canvas – The Making Of

Cockpit Canvas – The Making Of

For the last two weeks Rufus and I have been working on the canvas/pvc ‘windows’ for the cockpit. This is a huge priority … View Post
Simons Town News

Simons Town News

Above are a few more pictures from the sail across False Bay and the big lift. With the boat being out of the water … View Post
Final Lift

Final Lift

Melody has just been taken out of the water! She will be on the hard at False Bay Yacht Club for the next week … 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