No it is not the name of the latest trendy cocktail, although I wish. This is how I miserably ended an otherwise gorgeous long week-end sailing with friends. I've tried to find myself excuses, or blame others, or circumstances for the accident, nothing softens that overwhelming feeling of shame and guilt. I was at the … Continue reading Obelix on the rocks
Recipe for the best day of 2019 Ingredients 1 handsome multi-talented man2 kind, fun, resilient boys1 sturdy sail boat1 pinch of wind (not too strong, not too light, and preferably in the right direction)slight sea1 whale1 island (not too far, not too close, and preferably with an iconic bay)friends (as many as required) Directions Wake … Continue reading Fare-whale decade!
Tuesday 24th December 2019 6:00am. We're raising anchor from Bon Accord - Kawau, perfectly synchronised with our friends Marion & Borja on Ad Hoc, ready to sail to Great Barrier Island for Christmas. We've set our alarm early to strategically leave at dawn, kids still asleep in their cabin, sea still undisturbed by the sun's … Continue reading Christmas in the engine room