Robin’s Blog

The “Art” of taking a shower at 45 degrees!

The following is today's blog from one of my crewmates on and I thought you might like to see how they are staying clean down there in the 'roaring 40s'! So here I am again, 4am on a cold morning on and taking a quick break in my current engineering and cleaning duties. The washing … Continue reading The “Art” of taking a shower at 45 degrees!


As a 67-year-old, overweight, but reasonably active retiree, I knew I had an 'opportunity' as soon as I signed my Clipper contract! How to get fit?       (No, that's not me in the picture!) What I didn't know is that there are three different types of fitness involved with my adventure.... Physical Agility Mental … Continue reading Fitness