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: April 2017
Famous for diving, diving and diving, this very low lying group of islands is surrounded by coral reefs and beautiful blue coloured water. Our marina is very basic, attached to a boat yard, however the laundry very close, clean hot … Continue reading
We departed George Town on route to the Turks and Caicos islands, coincidentally just in front of Sandy Feet who were heading to Cuba the same day, and exactly 2 weeks after we had arrived. Embarrassingly, Sandy Feet got to … Continue reading
We were very sad to farewell Andy, it’s been so nice to have an extra adult around and have an excuse to indulge in the odd Pina Colada at lunch time! The day she left we had a very nice … Continue reading
George Town is often known as Chicken Town, as it is the last major town in the Bahama’s that has food, fuel and boat parts! Many a cruiser makes it to George Town and then stays for the winter, not … Continue reading
Max is currently distraught that we have now entered a marine reserve, and no takes allowed. Shroud Cay (not great for our deep keel) then Warderick Wells. Warderick Wells is stunning, with a narrow winding channel through white sand banks, … Continue reading
We have spent four days at the Atlantis water theme park and hotel complex on Paradise Island off Nassau. It wasn’t till then that i realise that the kids terrible behaviour is probably a combination of lack of exercise and … Continue reading