Up wind battle

The crest of the wave crumbled and with a massive roar I was thrown across the cockpit the wave thundering down on top of me. Saucepans went flying across the room and ceramic mugs went shattering to ... Read More

Our first Cyclone

We saw the dreaded words on our weather forcast last night. Tropical cyclone. We want to leave our options open so by clearing out if the weather gets bad and the cyclone develops, then we can get the... Read More

Gentle Giants

One big gentle giant slowly swam past me, it’s mouth wide open. Not in the slightest bothered by me. This huge manta ray just swam around and around in circles, letting me get as close as I wanted. ... Read More

To Hell and back

  12 days of pure hell on earth we finally limped into Tuvalu. After being becalmed for the first 3 days we finally got some wind in the form of a 40knot plus howling cold front. I never want to ... Read More

Dolphins

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

Feisty ride

There is a massive thud as the wave crashes onto the side of the boat. The boat shudders violently then skids sideways down a wave as the thundering white water comes crashing through the cockpit and ... Read More

Reef Breakers

How lucky are the kids and I, most likely the luckiest girls alive. We just got our first taste of anchoring off a reef pass. For three hours we pitched and forked and rocked and rolled, in every dire... Read More