The Doldrums turn out to be an enigma as everything panned out the wrong way round! We had no wind as we approached them and as we entered the Doldrums on our way up to Sanya from Australia the wind came up and we could have made a fair pace under sail. But having decided … Continue reading Sailing the High Seas
Some of you might know that my 5 year old Australian grandson, Zac, is addicted to the Clipper Race Viewer and he has been talking about it to all his friends. I have therefore taken the liberty to write this blog directly to his school teacher in the hope that she can share some of … Continue reading For Joy Wikaire, a blog especially for your class at All Saints School on the Gold Coast
Since leaving Airlie Beach some six days ago I have been pondering how to write my next blog and have been somewhat stuck. But this evening as I carry out my navigator’s duties (these include such exotic treats such as cleaning the heads and emptying the bilges if you recall from one of my previous … Continue reading The Magnificence of the Sun!