AboutThis is us taking time out to sail to somewhere we’ve never been with our three rapidly maturing children on the yacht ‘Mahia’ – a Jeanneau 43 DS. We decided to risk our jobs, the childrens education, our retirement savings and our sanity, and left the Sunshine Coast of Australia to sail across from the USA to Europe via the Caribbean.
Monthly Archives: November 2016
Thoughts on the upgrades we will need before we set sail… A bigger anchor – weed in the Bahamas and difficult bottoms can be mitigated by having a heavier anchor and decent snubbing. While all the literature concentrates on chain … Continue reading
We needed a boat that would fit 5 people – 2 in luxury and the other three in their own beds ideally. It would be ideal if it could take some guests, so that would make it over 40 foot. … Continue reading