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A nomadic pause

Our return to our permanent moorings did not go smoothly. Breaking down within sight of the moorings after a 7 hour drive from Kings Cross was brilliantly improbable. 567 more words

Breaking Down

Putting off our Friend

We had invited our friend up for the day with the intention of taking him out on the boat. As always, we have kept a watchful eye on the weather reports and radar pictures, and have seen the UK swamped in waves of greens and yellows. 616 more words


A mooring in Fareham Creek

Tammy Norie now has a permanent mooring in Fareham Creek at the Fareham Sailing and Motorboat Club right here:

Mooring maintenance is the responsibility of the club member at FSMBC, so Dad and I rowed out and checked the sinkers, shackles, and chains on under a promising buoy pointed out by Sid, the mooring master. 55 more words


Developing the Boys Mariner Skills

It has been truly amazing watching the boys develop and hone their mariner skills, and what better place than the BVIs to sharpen their mooring abilities. 204 more words

British Virgin Islands

The Yonne: Migennes to Auxerre

Wanderlust can travel all through the European continent on the canals and rivers. In a 20-meter long barge, canals and rivers are pretty much equally easy to navigate. 754 more words


Monochrome Madness: 2 - 1

Thank you very much to Amy at “The World is a Book” for inviting me to join in the 5 day black and white challenge. Amy’s site has a great selection of beautiful photos taken from her travels around the world. 227 more words


Scarborough in February

Scarborough – in February! Not perhaps an immediately attractive prospect; but what a day it turned out to be. It was a Sunday and the weather forecast was good, so we decided to take the day off and head out. 440 more words