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We are on the telly!!!

  Dear Friends. If you can stand our faces for almost one hour, than check out Ben Fogle’s tv program New Lives in the Wild on Channel 5 on August 10th at 9pm (London time). If you miss it, UK viewers … Continue reading

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Get a copy of Get Real!

‘Don’t even think of buying a boat until you have read this book’. – Tom Cunliffe (legendary sailor and author of The Complete Yachtmaster). Calypso’s recent appearance on Ben Fogle’s New Lives in the Wild introduced the idea of budget sailing to a … Continue reading

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Sailing over lemons

Before I became a wandering sea gypsy, I owned a farm in the Alpujarra Mountains in Southern Spain where I trained Andalucian horses. Shortly after I bought the place, Chris Stewart the former drummer of the rock group Genesis, published … Continue reading

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Heaven on Earth is at 16S 145W

Dear friends Sorry for our absence from the blog, but we are hanging out in paradise and -as everyone knows- there is no internet in heaven. So, after leaving the Marquesas we had a great 527 Nm long passage to … Continue reading

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Best Books About Affordable Cruising

Every Cruiser was once a Dreamer. He knew that a life on the sea could suit him. When he looked at the sea he could easily imagine himself sailing toward the horizon. Then one day our would-be cruiser decides to take a … Continue reading

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Escaping from a cyclone… again!

Ok, we knew that we are now sailing in the cyclone season and should expect it, but still, we were hoping to enjoy the Mexican Riviera a little bit longer. We left Manzanillo a week ago and anchored in Tenacatita. … Continue reading

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Welcome to our new web page!

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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