Adina ready to be shipped to England

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Friday 12 May 2017

Adina is safely on her ship and her merry crew of two are now officially landlubbers once more. Our final night was spent in Francis Bay on the pretty island of St John in the US Virgin Islands where friends Don, Phylis, Ken and Eiloo came to join us. We planned to meet for some…

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Adina all set for her shipping home

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Wednesday 10 May 2017

The time and date has been set for Adina to be loaded onto a big red ship to be taken back to England. Well, in theory it is set. 7pm Caribbean time, Thursday 11th May. That surprised us as it will be just after sunset which adds another dimension to our loading. We will be…

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Held up in the beautiful US Virgin Islands

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Monday 8 May 2017

What is Adina doing sailing backwards and forwards? Aren’t those two meant to be home by now? Have they changed their minds? When we signed Adina up to be shipped back to England by Sevenstar we were given a date for her to load anywhere between 5th and 15th May – quite a wide window…

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Caribbean Time

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Monday 1 May 2017

Our trusty blog has been getting as rusty as a yacht that’s been at sea too long so it’s time for a catch up. Looking back, we made landfall in Grenada on 3rd March, nearly two months ago, and we’ve been having rather a lot of fun ever since! The first time we were in…

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Ladies and Gentlemen…. Malcolm Keenor and the YB Tracker!

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Sunday 9 April 2017

Many moons back our friend Chris Brooks sailed single-handed around Britain in a dinghy. Chris used a YellowBrick Tracker (now called a YB Tracker) so people could follow his progress; a YB Tracker is a satellite-enabled GPS device which, when requested, sends out a signal resulting in your exact position being shown on a map…

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Four years tick on by….

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Saturday 1 April 2017

Four years ago on a cold English morning we headed out from the Solent, England, with an ambition to sail around the world. Now we find ourselves back in the Caribbean with just over a month until our adventure will be over. We’re celebrating with a bottle of bubbles that made it around the world…

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