Oh, the joy…

Friday 22/9 The day things actually start going according to plan is the day I will get seriously worried! We should be out in the Atlantic today, not sitting in some shitty marina kicking our heels and whatever else happens to be in range. It all started going pear shaped at around 8:30 on Saturday […]

Adios Espana…

Saturday 16/9 After the inevitable false starts and stops, delays and other shenanigans that are so much part and parcel of getting a boat ready to cross an ocean we have finally reached that point. Yup folks, today is the day – barring some incident of epic proportions we will slip our mooring in a […]

The Gremlin family…

Tuesday 12/9 The closer you get to the try line the further away it seems to get… as we approach departure day the sudden appearance of a number of heretofore unseen niggles (also known as the f#@&ing Gremlin family) is driving me nuts I tell you. First problem I should have anticipated as I have […]

Marking time…

Friday 8/8 It’s been a few day’s since the last post and to be honest not a great deal of anything important has happened. The saga surrounding the replacement bank of house batteries continues – yes indeed, we still don’t have them (this is Spain after all, and as I have said before in a […]