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Are outboards ​the bain of every liveaboard’s lifestyle? Certainly, I’ve read several blog posts bemoaning them and they all too frequently become the subject of cockpit discussions​. 377 more words

Up the creek

We walked along the cracked pavement towards the beach, Lily and I whispering conspiratorially about Katie’s upcoming birthday and the dinner I planned to surprise Julian with when we got home. 1,122 more words


Nationals the first: Burton Week 2017

Photos of Di: Frances Copsey

I think you can tell it’s been a busy summer from the significant lack of posts. My last was the winter roundup – how can we now be at the beginning of September? 1,018 more words


Ode to the Outboard Motor....

About this time last year, we had the usual and recurring saga of the outboard motor.  And now it’s happening again!  I really hate this engine, which thinks it is a superior being which has an important position in our boat hierarchy, as we are often so reliant on it when we take the dinghy ashore. 349 more words

Greek Islands

Dinghy Woes

My dinghy just collapsed. All three tubes are not holding air. I guess it had a good run. So, another $4,000 to $5,000 unplanned expense. Complicated by the fact that it is near impossible to buy a new one in Indonesia. 52 more words


Purpose & Intentions.

In this post i hope to explain a bit more about why i have bought a much smaller boat than i ever planned to and what my plans and intentions are with that boat.   2,175 more words

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Daily Photo - August 30, 2017

Dinghy in Settlement Creek –  Green Turtle Cay, Abaco, Bahamas