Monthly Archives: December 2011

Hot, Hot, Hot

OK, so it was hot on the way to Rio, but bearably so. This time it is ‘scorchio’. We had 40 degrees yesterday afternoon above deck so you can only imagine what it is like downstairs (note; not a technical … Continue reading

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‘Christmas Day On The Boat’

I love Christmas Eve and got quite excited as the day went on. I especially loved the opportunity to play Santa’s little helper as I delivered Gold Coins to everyone’s bunk whilst they were asleep and to be on watch … Continue reading

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Victualling

Arriving in Goldcoast under spinnaker was a fabulous way to begin our stopover. Not only did we have an exciting finish with 2 other boats close behind us as we crossed the line, we were treated to some Aussie sunshine … Continue reading

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Pictures from NZ to Goldcoast

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Romance Under A Moonlit Sky

Not long to go now to get to Goldcoast and still we are soaked to the skin.  I’m not sure how much more water my hands can take, they are permanently white with being so wet and I know when … Continue reading

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Sunshine and Good Times

Well, I loved Cape Town and have plans to return and New Zealand is definitely the same. It’s just like Scotland and I cannot wait to return and discover more of it. It was fabulous to reach land early for … Continue reading

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