What’s it like being a liveaboard on a sailing boat and for 21 years? This sailing journey chapter wraps-up life as a liveaboard.Continue reading “Sailing Journey: 21 Years a Liveaboard”
You learn a plethora of lessons and skills when you live on a boat. Especially, when you choose to live aboard for 21 years.Continue reading “Sailing Journey: Lessons Learnt, Part 1”
This chapter of the sailing journey guides you through Reality’s fitting-out for her maiden voyage.Continue reading “Sailing Journey: Boat Fit-out and Maiden Voyage”
The sailing journey continues with the revelation that Naiad – our home-built sailing boat and home – isn’t big enough. Gonna need a bigger boat!Continue reading “Sailing Journey: Gonna Need a Bigger Boat!”
If you own a boat, then you will inevitably experience slipway woes at some point in your life, as related in this chapter of the sailing journey.
Time is not on our side. This sailing journey chapter continues with the dangers and frustrations of outrunning a cyclone.
This sailing journey chapter sees Naiad (boat) marooned in Townsville for longer than expected, for the gruelling completion of its 6-foot extension.Continue reading “Sailing Journey: Extending the Boat”
Sailing north to Australia’s remote and stunning Lizard Island off far north Queensland’s picturesque coastline…
Dabbling in another chapter of the sailing journey series. This episode takes you on an adventure of fabulous coastal sailing from Townsville to gorgeous Lizard Island in far north Queensland. Lizard is one of my favourite spots.
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.
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”
Traversing Peru on a flight from balmy Iquitos to remote Tarapoto over the mighty Amazon, followed by an uncomfortable 18-hour overnight rustic bus journey to Piura.
Continue reading “Traversing Peru: Iquitos, Tarapoto, Piura”