Monthly Archives: February 2012

Weather kicks in

An excerpt from Rich Gould’s boat blog, it gives a good overview of what’s going on:- “We are still South of Taiwan at the moment and we are expecting the weather to become worse as we clear the northern extremity … Continue reading

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Ode to a rat…

Well Mr Rat, lets just say that some of the boys on the boat think you have met your match, I on the other hand think you will evade us until we get to port then stroll off nonchalantly, no … Continue reading

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Valentines Blog

The boys done good. I’ve woken up to pink heart bunting on my bunk, a heart balloon at the end of the bed, a heart shaped chocolate on the pillow and a bunch of flowers. I’ve even had a Valentine … Continue reading

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Laughing

Morning all… it’s 6.25am here on the ‘Purple Beastie’. I’ve just come off a lovely starry watch to have breakfast, fill in the ship’s log (a legal document, you know!) and drop you all a few lines before bed. Sadly … Continue reading

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A Furry Stowaway

Now, I wish I could say that this was a cat but sadly it’s not. We suspected that we may have a small rodent on board, nibbled food packs and droppings giving it away. Panda (Anne) was hopeful it was … Continue reading

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Mutiny on The Bounty

It’s finally happened, there has been a mutiny! It all took place over the stops in Batam and Singapore, culminating with a formal crew meeting which included the race director Geoff as an observer. Clearly I can’t print any of … Continue reading

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Photos between Goldcoast & Singapore

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