Onwards from Ascension Island


Monday 27 February 2017

Adina left Ascension Island on 8th February sailing in company with the catamaran Dreamweaver. The winds were moderate, the sea state calm; it was the perfect weather for spinnakers so we hoisted our parasailor. Dreamweaver owned by French couple Vincent and Domie has dagger boards that can be lifted and is a catamaran made for…

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Turtles and Military Bases on a bleak and barren Ascension Island


Saturday 11 February 2017

Our intended departure from St. Helena was delayed by forty-eight hours when we found we had a potentially serious issue with our engine. In Cape Town we had undertaken our usual full annual maintenance on Adina which for the engine included oil change, gearbox oil change, new fuel filters, new oil filter, air filter clean,…

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