Hidden Haul Outs In the South Pacific

It seems appropriate that as we FINALLY leave the boatyard here in the Philippines a round-up of yards that we have used and discovered on our travels through the South Pacific is published in Cruising World Magazine. If you are looking for a place to do work, hide during cyclone season or store the boat…

Expectations and Reflections

I realize this space has been pretty quiet for the last few weeks. We’ve been moving a lot and there has been a fair amount of exploring; us trying to squeeze as much of Vanuatu in before we leave. And then there is the endless everyday-ness of living and travelling on a sailboat; equipment failures,…

On Watch

I am writing to you from Port Resolution, our anchorage at the island of Tanna. Tanna, well known for Mt.Yasur, an active volcano, and delicious coffee grown on the island, is only 135NM south east of Efate. On paper that would be an easy overnighter on Kate. In the real world it took three days…

The Pace of Life

It has been a pretty exciting week around here and this photo sums it up perfectly. That’s Steve holding a shiny new, out of the box outboard. Which means; A. He’s home and B. We are upwardly mobile again. The pace of everyday life on board has changed this week, in more ways than one….