Life & Travels Afloat in our Moody

False start to Dominica!

Having allowed ourselves to get stuck for a while in Rodney Bay, St Lucia, it was time to move on. The plan was to leave the marina and wander down … Continue reading

December 30, 2013 · 1 Comment

Merry Christmas!

Thank you for all the great messages via blog, email and Facebook! It is a constant source of both amazement and encouragement as to the number of friends keeping up … Continue reading

December 23, 2013 · 1 Comment

Arrival in St Lucia!

Crossing the finish line at Rodney Bay was a great moment. After being at sea for exactly 22 days, covering a distance of around 3,000nm (3,500 miles/5,700 km), we did … Continue reading

December 19, 2013 · 7 Comments

Day 22 – 15th Dec

Now only 155nm to St Lucia, plus a few miles further to Rodney Bay which is on the west side of the island 🙂 We are so looking forward to … Continue reading

December 15, 2013 · 2 Comments

Day 21 – Sat 14th Dec

Only 328nm to St Lucia! At current speed, that is another 2 days. The last 3-4 have been ones of rapid progress with strong Easterly trade winds. However the downside … Continue reading

December 14, 2013 · 2 Comments

A Visit from the Flying Squad

Sailing with two crew for long passages is about settling into routines, most notably at night. We tend to work on 3 hour watches, one person on deck and one … Continue reading

December 11, 2013 · 3 Comments

Day 12 – 5th Dec – Empty Sea

One question that is frequently asked is ‘what is it like out there?’ Now we like an enormous can make a few comments. In calm weather, it is a gigantic … Continue reading

December 6, 2013 · 4 Comments

Day 8 – 2nd Dec

Just to deter any complacency, we encountered 2 days of stormy weather. Winds up to gale force, constant rain and heavy seas helped to us see the other side of … Continue reading

December 2, 2013 · 3 Comments