Get Real, Get Gone – now available in German!

Nr. 1 Bestseller jetzt auch auf Deutsch erhältlich !! As promised, Get Real, Get Gone  is now available in German.  You can download the ebook or order the paperback here. Coming soon… Spanish, French and Portuguese! ‘Denke nicht einmal daran ein Boot …

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Boatyard Vava’u, Tonga

All boat owners share the same two desires when they haul out: Get your stuff done Get back in the water Boatyards are pretty much a means to an end and certainly not a place to linger if your psychological or …

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | 4 Comments

Donald Crowhurst – a true sailing icon

Fifty years and gallons of ink have passed since the first Golden Globe Single Handed Around the World Race and to coincide with this anniversary, Hollywood is releasing a film about one of the competitors and a personal hero of …

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | 8 Comments

Protected: Never too old

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Enter your password to view comments.

Do you suffer from MIAS? A simple self-test

Are you suffering from M.I.A.S (Musical Instrument Acquisition Syndrome)? Already a serious illness that affects millions worldwide, MIAS sufferers who live in small spaces are doubly at risk as their increasing instrument and associated supplies (reeds, strings, manuscripts, bongs, etc) …

Posted in Uncategorized | 10 Comments

Moorea – Hollywood’s Backdrop

When I was told that Moorea was the filming location for both South Pacific and Jurassic Park, I was torn between the desire to see how a landscape could be so contradictory and the very real fear of being torn …

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 9 Comments

Budget Drone Photography or ‘Kitecam’

We have all admired those sweeping aerial shots that used to be the exclusive domain of professional photographers with much greater budgets than ours. With the introduction of the drone, that monopoly is admittedly being challenged at least to a …

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 11 Comments

Calypso on the Radio!

Hi Everyone! We are on the air again for the launch of Boat Radio – a new internet based radio station for us grotty yachties!   You can hear our interview about budget sailing today at 1200GMT and again at …

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Happy Easter Bunnies on Board!

Despite the problems with Apocalypso,  we are smiling because of this nice Easter Surprise… Our book hits the topspot! Our book “Get Real, Get Gone” had its best sales day on Easter Saturday and is now the No.1 best selling …

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Polynesian Tattoos

The Tattoo has always been an important part  of  Polynesian culture. As early as 1767, Captain Samuel Wallis noticed that it was; “a universal custom among men and women to get their buttocks and the back of their thighs painted with thin black …

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment