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Life & Travels Afloat in our Moody

Into Prickly Bay, and out of the water

There is something about the sea that undermines the ability of man to create anything enduring. Nowhere is it more true than for boats. As we start the great preparation … Continue reading

June 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Underwater Art

, After a slow start, (thanks to the excellent hospitality on board Ocean Rainbow the night before), we took off in the dinghy with Claire and James to snorkel in … Continue reading

June 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

By St George…..!

Escape from St Lucia was achieved at 05.45 yesterday, at last. I am not saying we had spent too long there since arrival in December, but the courtesy flag was … Continue reading

June 23, 2014 · 2 Comments

Where there’s a will, there may be a way………

Seemingly sentenced to an indeterminable incarceration in St Lucia, the break came at last on Friday afternoon when the new generator finally appeared in the boatyard! This was after we … Continue reading

June 21, 2014 · 3 Comments

An Unpleasant Surprise……….

As we started do do some chores on board, there was a faint smell that became evident when we opened the engine compartment hatch. The bilges were full of diesel, … Continue reading

June 15, 2014 · 2 Comments

Back on Board!

After the mad dash back to the UK a few weeks ago, life became a bit surreal. Aside from addressing the immediate crisis,┬áit all felt a bit alien. To be … Continue reading

June 9, 2014 · Leave a comment