Category Archives: Daisy Disasters

When Island Dreams become Nightmares …

Back in April this year Bob and I finally returned to Daisy in Grenada. Due to a serious escalation of Bob’s heart problem, we had been unable to return to Daisy as planned in October, instead we found ourselves frantically researching heart surgeons, and making plans for surgery and recovery. Our (planned) few weeks back […]

January 13th, Waterlogged…

Crazy Daisy arrived in the calm waters of Curacao yesterday, where they had decided to stop and have a good nights rest, that was after changing the rig. This apparently took a while, I can’t elaborate as I wasn’t (thankfully) there, however, it was, according to Captain Bob “quite an exhausting exercise”, I can only […]

Safe in St.Maarten

Tuesday January 8th So, it turns out that having made the sixteen hour (horribly rough, huge seas and 50+ knot winds) sail from Antigua to St.Maarten, to get coffee, Opsss, I mean a new battery, it happened that there was nothing wrong with the original battery after all??? One has to question this, the Oyster […]

The Start of The Oyster World Rally

So while all the Oysters are heading West towards Panama on the start of the world rally, Crazy Daisy is living true to her name and heading North to St.Maarten! For those of you using the yellowbrick tracking system and following the fleet’s progress, you may be scratching your heads and wondering “whether Captain Bob […]