Anchored at Henry Lawrence Island (Photo courtesy of Thane Roberts)
On the first leg of our journey across the Indian Ocean, we made landfall at Port Blair in the remote Indian outpost of the Andaman Islands at 0730 on the 17th of January. Port Control granted us permission to enter the harbor and anchor in the [...]
Someone once said “there is no such thing as bad weather, just inappropriate clothing.” I think the key to being comfortable is having the right type of gear for the climate and conditions in which you’re cruising. Here are a few of our thoughts.
What do you use in the tropics?
Nothing! When we’re cruising in the tropics, [...]
January 15, 2007
It’s hard for us to believe, but the first leg of our journey across the Indian Ocean has finally begun. Hard to believe, I say, because only a few days ago, our new main sail was in the loft being re-cut - and just three days ago we were installing a new depth [...]
We’re often asked by people who are unfamiliar to the cruising lifestyle what we do all day. They envision us spending most of our time sitting in idyllic anchorages, sipping on exotic cocktails while working on our suntans. We do get to do this on the odd occasion, but in reality, cruising involves many different [...]