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Fine food, fumbles and land ahoy!

Standing on the foredeck as we motored out of Las Palmas was a surprisingly emotional experience! Music was pumping across the marina and there were many onlookers lined up and waving us off – a parade of 74 yachts of varying shapes and sizes heading out to the start line ready to tackle the Atlantic crossing…for us, the culmination of over 12 months of planning and preparation. 488 more words

Camp for Deranged Teens

Orange sun beams hover in the air,
a world covered in water.
Sporadic huts supported
under the ripples
on twig like stilts.
“Camp for Deranged Teens,” sign… 97 more words


~ From Hamburg to the Sea ~

On September 9th I woke up at around 4am UK time in order to finish packing at take a taxi drive to the London-Heathrow Airport. My flight to Hamburg, Germany was at 8:45am and all in all went quite smoothly. 928 more words

Hurricane Hermione – Making the Atlantic interesting

5th September 2016

The first 24 hours our from St John’s the conditions were much as they had been for most of the other cruise days, generally mild, no indication of what was to come. 676 more words

At Sea

Cruising Along

Karin is sleeping, and I’m feeling relaxed and sleepy, so this post won’t be terribly interesting. Just my jumble of thoughts and impression of our day at sea. 461 more words

Alaska Cruise

A day at sea

Mom says “always start the day with a good breakfast.”  So we did.  Especially since we like having breakfast in the Pinnacle Grill – lovely setting, well run, and lots of hot hot coffee. 378 more words

Alaska Cruise