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

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

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