• 2022 Season

    Almost there

    Preparing to motor into the Boca de Monas (Monkey's mouth). That is the narrow channel along the north coast of Trinidad that leads into the sheltered waters of Chaguaramas. Wicked currents here if yo ...

  • 2022 Season

    Approaching the Amazon

    Look at that lovely flat water. Reaching now (all sails out to the side) and steaming along with the help of the north setting current. We are clocking up great daily mileage totals - 192 the other da ...

  • 2022 Season

    Playing Dodgems!

    It is like walking up the central reservation of a motorway at the moment. Boats are heading south from the Panama Canal or north on their way to the Caribbean.

  • 2022 Season

    Wahoo for supper

    Apologies for the wobbliness of the photo - we are rolling around quite abit. This fine specimen from the mackerel family will provide us with a couple of meals.

  • 2022 Season

    Gull winging

    The wind is directly behind us and it is too scary to put out our cruising chute in the dark - so we have the main sail to one side and the headsail poled out on the other. We can sail like this even ...

  • St Helena

    Farewell to Colin

    The morning of our departure, we went one last time into town to pick up fresh veg and fruit - and fresh chocolate cake; a Thursday special from the bakery. It meant, of course, one last ride on the ...

  • St Helena

    Carnival day

    There was a band concert on St Helena Day along with a parade and fireworks.I spotted Geoff Benjamin on the far right with his tuba! Geoff and I played together years ago when I conducted the Falkland ...