The Boys in Brazil

My apologies for the long delay in delivering part two of the Mindelo post but what with one thing and another I did not get a chance before we left for Brazil. Whilst in Mindelo we were able to have a proper go at sorting out the problems we have had with the port cooling […]


We left Cartagena and headed for Gibraltar to take on bulk fuel but just a few hours out and the overheat alarm on the port motor squealed like a stuck pig. The cause was easy to find – the drive belt had stretched to a point where it was no longer turning the raw water […]