After 9.5 long years of building the boat, it’s time to start the sailing journey along Australia’s extensive eastern coast from bustling Sydney to calmer Brisbane.
Sailing Journey: Liveaboard in Sydney
So, what’s it like living aboard an unfinished boat on Sydney Harbour during the late 1980s to early 1990s?Continue reading “Sailing Journey: Liveaboard in Sydney”
Sailing Journey: Completing the Boat in Sydney
This chapter of the sailing journey takes you through the pain and joys of finishing the boat without electricity and using only hand tools, whilst on anchor in Sydney Harbour.Continue reading “Sailing Journey: Completing the Boat in Sydney”
Sailing Journey: Launching the Boat and Maiden Voyage
In this chapter of the challenging and fulfilling sailing journey lasting many years, we travel through the trials and tribulations of launching a home-built boat.Continue reading “Sailing Journey: Launching the Boat and Maiden Voyage”
Sailing Journey: Building a Boat Part 2
This chapter of the sailing journey building a boat, shares the nitty-gritty, ups and downs, which you can look forward to if you’re thinking of building a boat…
Sailing Journey: Building a Boat Part 1
Continually asked about the adventures of my sailing journey, building a boat, and living on a boat for 21 years, so this is the first chapter.
Jumping Out of a Plane at 14,000 Feet!
Whoever said that jumping out of a perfectly good aeroplane at 14,000 feet isn’t insane?
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Jet Fighter Ride – Top Gun 25 Mission
A jet fighter ride is undoubtedly the most exhilarating adrenalin-rush experience you’ll ever encounter and the Top Gun 25 Mission is intense!
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Trials and Tribulations of Learning to Ride a Motorbike
Draped in leathers. Hair flowing in the breeze. Looking very cool. Images of the cult film Easy Rider manifest in my mind. But for me, trials and tribulations are many when learning to ride a motorbike. Continue reading “Trials and Tribulations of Learning to Ride a Motorbike”
Discovering Dorset’s West Bay in One Day
Spoil yourself and discover Dorset’s sensational West Bay – you can see loads in one day…
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4 Brilliant Days – Cornwall Camping
Time for a spot of camping in brilliant Cornwall. It’s easy to fall in love with Cornwall and did this on my first visit back in 1985.
Captivating Clovelly, North Devon’s Jewel
Donkeys and large wooden sledges can only make the journey down steep cobbled stones in captivating Clovelly – North Devon’s jewel is barely altered in 800 years. Continue reading “Captivating Clovelly, North Devon’s Jewel”