We made it to the Tuamotus!! In this video we explore the Northern part of Fakarava before heading south to it famous south pass. We litteraly flew from the Marquesas to Fakarava with
After leaving Fatu Hiva and the stunning bay of virgins we went up the coast of Tahuata to Hanamoenoa Bay. We managed to catch two big fish on the way but since we
We finally arrived in Paradise! Sailing into the Bay of Penis' (renamed thoughtfully to Bay of Virgins by the missionaries) is one of the highlights of ours adventure so far. The cliffs our
After finally making it through the Panama Canal and into the pacific we were very excited to finally get to go and see the Las Perlas islands. After picking up Andrew and a
Intimidated That's how the Panama Canal Crossing made me feel. It's designed for the biggest ships in the world. Cruising boats are barely even an afterthought. To give you an idea of how
In this episode we hop along the coast of Panama from the San Blas Islands to the Panama Canal entrance. Puerto Lindo was a fun place to stop. Monkeys inhabit a small island
You'd think the San Blas Islands would be memorable for the beaches and swimming, they look like paradise basically. But, it's not what I remember the most fondly, it was the Kuna Indians.
I was excited to get to Carriacou and Grenada as I lived there for many years when I was a teenager. I was especially excited to get to show Chloe and the kids
The main reason we spent some time in Martinique was to have our bow thruster looked at. During the survey Olivier mentioned the bow thruster had not had a recall done. This is
In this video we pick up my Mom and Thierry in Deshais and head down to the Saints before taking off for Dominica. We had read so much bad stuff about Dominica, like
We sailed down to Saint Kitts and were really disappointed to find out that there was no way to go on the sugar train unless you booked it through your cruise ship. Basically,
We left the BVI behind on our usual overnight sail. The reason for it is that it is nicer and easier for us to sail overnight when we need to go anywhere that
My Mum & Dad sailed from the UK to Antigua when I was little, just over Arthur's age. I spent a couple of years in Antigua and although my memories of it are
Somehow... I managed to totally skip this video! And it's the longest sail we've done! Without further adieu, here is the little film of our Atlantic Crossing:
We sail from Gomera (Canary Islands) to the Cape Verde Islands. This is our first long passage with two friends as crew helping us out and the prelude to the Atlantic crossing. Also,
Some new videos, finally. The next set of videos will cover crossing the Atlantic! Getting internet good enough for email, let alone upload videos is hard... so, once again, sorry for the delay.
Hello all, it seems that updating this blog is getting the best of me. Chloe however is doing wonders with the videos of our adventures. Here are the latest: We just got a
To make up for a complete lack of updating of this blog... Chloe has created a couple of videos covering the last few months. Please note, these are mainly for family so feature
We have a boat and we are at anchor in Corsica. This morning I sat in my hammock and had a wonderfully peaceful cup of tea looking out at the beach and tiny
What forms the perfect boat? Is it fast? Roomy? Safe? Sleek? Varnished wood toe rails and acres of teak? One hull, two or even three? The design. When looking for a sailing boat
The irony is not lost on me, that leaving our home for the last 6 years is "hitting home". I had to say goodbye to the first of my close friends
I made up maths to make pretty pictures, eventually used to sell consumer goods. Chloe briefly worked in Hollywood, then became a Pilates instructor before turning full time Mum to her three children.