The dolphins are so close I can almost touch them. Beany and AK are squealing with delight, their faces light up. The 3 dolphins are playing in our bow, doing tummy rolls and leaping about before raci... Read More

steep creek beds

We laughed and we laughed and we laughed. Our bellies were wobbling. What a sight we must of looked. We took off on an adventure up the near river in hope that we would get to the town of Bourail to b... Read More

We drew blood

I am in the cockpit the kids scurring around my feet. AK steps on the water bottle, it slips out from her feet. She falls forward in a screaming heap smacking her face onto the companion way step. She... Read More

That’s a wrap

My sailing ability before this trip was limited to lying on the cabin floor and occasionally heaving up off the back chumming the water for the fish. I had 2,800 nautical miles under my belt (before t... Read More

That momentous

Land ahoy, land ahoy, land ahoy !! 2am on day 8 and a momentous occasion. The glowing lights of Noumea broke the horizons monotony. We are almost there, so close, so very close. And now I must sleep, ... Read More

Into the deep

The wind is screeching through the rigging, like all the ghosts of the ocean are screaming at us.  The noise is frightening. I poke my head outside. The sun is just about up, the kids asleep in bed. ... Read More