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On 1st Oct, 2015, we headed off on a journey, hoping to travel around the world. 


We have sailed across the Atlantic and up through the Caribbean, toured North, Central and South America  in our VW van and are now enjoying our trip through New Zealand. 


Enjoy our blog - older posts are found at the very bottom of the blog page.

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November 19, 2015

The 30th Arc officially opened on Sunday 15th November with the opening ceremony.  This was preceded by a number of seminars at Real Club Nautico - Management of Emergenices, Reefing, Route and Weather, Provisioning etc.  On Monday the rest of the crew began to arrive,...

November 14, 2015

After a couple of weeks on shore we have rejoined Emily Morgan as the countdown to the Arc Rally, when we depart 1.30pm on Sunday 22 November for St Lucia.  Been attending seminars, sundowner parties and the odd party.  Lots of getting the boat ready for the passage; s...

November 11, 2015

The wind finally started to blow in Gran Canarias, so we headed for some kitesurfing at Playa del Ingles, the best place, so we'd heard.  After a walk from the car park along the beach, we found, to much amusement, that the kite spot is in the midst of the nudist secti...

October 18, 2015

I'd spotted on Facebook that cousins Josie and Geraldine were heading to Gran Canaria.  Managed to join them in Puerto Rico (Gran Canarias) for a few days.  Not sure we could have survived many more.  Great fun.

October 18, 2015

Oct 11 - Oct 19

Hired a car and moved off the boat. We headed towards the south of the island, to find accommodation and hopefully some kitesurf spots. Rented a 2 bed apartment in the hills for 7 days. Great views toward the coast and into the mountains. Plenty of rain...

October 11, 2015

Oct 3 - Oct 10

Oct 3

1030 Set off from Cascais Marina on Yacht Emily Morgan for sail to Las Palmas, Gran canaria. There was no wind when we left, so we motored along. The weather forecast was for proper wind in the following 24 hours. Expected up to Force 8, so we were e...

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