Monthly Archives: April 2016

Beauty & The Beast.

Day 15 Sunday, 20th March, 2016   Whenever I tell anyone that I live on a yacht, their amazed, wide eyed replies are always the same, “Wow, that’s awesome!”. I usually smile and reply, “it can be”! In truth it is awesome, or at least for much of the time it is; the part that’s […]

Quick Update

Thursday, 10th March 2016. Day Five Some More Pacific Wildlife The beautiful Red Foot Boobie was still on the pulpit this morning at 8:30, but left shortly after to continue the days fishing. The sea was very flat and calm this morning, with no white water visible. The water maker had been making water all […]

The best Night watch experience ever…

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016. Day Four At last the arrival of the Dolphins, and the best Night watch experience ever… Despite all the motion I slept well and woke refreshed, happy to see calm sea’s once again. Bob spent the day working on the water maker, I’m in serious need of a shower and hair […]

A Day of Problems, I suppose it had to be expected!

Tuesday, March 8th 2016 Day Three Today started out beautifully. After a lovely nights sleep I woke to another gorgeous day a little more wind, also the sea was a little rougher, some white water, but nothing to worry me about. After breakfast Bob and Louis changed the sails so we could take advantage of […]

Oh Lovely Ice Cream

Monday, March 7th, 2016. Day Two Following a brief wind panic at 1:30am, I left night watch to Louis and went to bed. I slept through until 6:55am, I always sleep better on Daisy than anywhere else, the gentle movement rocks me as if I’m in a hammock. Up on deck Bob was watching the […]

Day One, Pacific Crossing

Sunday, March 6th, 2016; Day One of Our Pacific Adventure Not an hour into our trip and already a crisis! Life isn’t all cocktails and lazy days when living aboard, and leaving Panama bay this morning was a perfect indicator of that; Louis was helping me to bring up the anchor; one of us has […]