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Welcome aboard…………………………… Welcome to the story of our humble adventures.  They may not read like Pirates of the Caribbean, but they do have the advantage of being true.  Life at sea is nothing like how most people picture it.  Some …

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The Sea of Cortez


The Sea of Cortez – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly As you may be aware, we have spent the last 12 months cruising the Sea of Cortez to learn about and modify our new boat Calypso. Despite the …

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Escape from the Heat


So, the  thermometer inside the boat (which is where we are working) has exceeded 50 degrees C, and I am hotter than I have ever known – including the Sahara, Nubian, Namib and Danakil Deserts!  Sweat is running out of  …

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Reality attack!


To those who have never done it, life on board a boat can seem to be all hearts and flowers! However, the truth is not quite like the dream. Unless you live in an active volcano, the poor old boat …

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