I've been pinching myself to make sure I'm not just dreaming... are things actually coming together? Are we really going to be able to start another adventure? Or will some other major issue rear its ugly head at the last moment? The MASSIVE MAST JOB went incredibly smoothly, all things considered. Of course there were … Continue reading Mast and Go!
It's official… we’re (almost) off cruising again. SV Kaiquest, our Jeanneau SO 43, is (almost) ready to set sail south to California. We’ve owned her for exactly the same amount of time we owned Hydroquest, so she - and we - are itching for new horizons and adventures. I’ve been trying to find time … Continue reading Just A Last Minute Mast
"The Boat" is finally a reality again!
A question we are often asked: ‘What is the hardest part about cruising?’ Without a doubt, the hardest part – more demanding than the stress of preparing a boat, tougher than night watches, big seas, and lightning storms – has been coming back from cruising. It’s not at all because we don’t love it at … Continue reading Questions and Answers
Thanks everyone for the well wishes! Will is fully recovered, and here's some proof.
We were all smiles as our ferry docked at the makeshift pier in Mae Haad Bay, Koh Tao, last weekend. “Look at the water!” we excitedly twittered to each other. It was the clearest we’ve seen since Fiji. We couldn’t wait to get settled and jump in with the snorkels and masks we’ve carried in … Continue reading Dengue
BAD TIMING: Primary wallet lost/stolen 24 hours before leaving Bali. The ‘disappearance’ resulted in frantic running between the beach and the hotel, a lot of sweat and (quite) a few swear words. Regardless if dropped or somehow pinched, it was long gone by the time we realized it was missing. Oh well, all part of travelling... GOOD … Continue reading Timing
You may have gathered that we’ve been land lubbers since my last blog post (almost a month ago… woops!), so this post’s subject is easy – where are we now? And, where have we been? First of all, I have to reiterate the awesomeness of Sydney by water. We were able to live in and get to know … Continue reading Life after Boat