Across the pond...

Already a week has passed since I arrived in Antigua. It has been pretty busy to say the least! A week before I arrived my little Yanmar said he had had enough and called it a day, completely refusing to cooperate and being rather stubborn so my arrival in Antigua… Read more

2/3 Of The Way There!

At 5.8 knots (6.7 mph) as of 12 noon today, Susie is flying along. Literally. Heading due-west (ish – 262º), she’ll arrive in Antigua sometime in the not-too-distant future. Probably 6-7 days according to my (unqualified) navigational expertise. – Nick, the Little Bro’… Read more

Short and Sweet...

Looking at the forecast whilst in Lisbon I thought I best allow up to 2 weeks to get there. I wasn’t particularly keen on testing patience for that length of time so it was awesome that I had about 15 knots on the quarter nearly the whole way. 5… Read more

Jobs, Jobs and Custard Tarts

It's over a month since Ariadne and I arrived in Lisbon with our pages and pages of jobs to do. Most jobs onboard were straight forward, just time consuming, all but one… the job to fix the water coming in, that shouldn’t be. Coming across the Biscay in late… Read more

Landed in Lisbon

Before I left Plymouth I hadn’t quite decided whether I was going to stop or not on the way to Lisbon. I had my options, Brest, La Coruna, Baiona. But thought if the wind is right and I am making good progress then I will keep going. Across the… Read more