A day in the Caribbean life

I woke up moist and achey. It had rained during the night and my sloth-like closing of our porthole combined with the slow drip from our leaky teak deck resulted in a soggy bed. The joys of old wooden boats. Our body clocks are quite in tune with the sun’s presence out here, only Micha’s sun … Continue reading A day in the Caribbean life

Hand-in-hand through our boatyard life

Pantagruel, Micha and Jo 54º63.13’ N  009º93.06’ E, Arnis, Germany Finally my time in India was up and any remaining scraps of paper covered in scribbled calculations were tossed in the bin. We arrived at the boatyard late one evening after a 500km drive. Panta loomed above us in the darkness, like a dinosaur, standing … Continue reading Hand-in-hand through our boatyard life

The best laid schemes…

Pantagruel’s coordinates: 54º63.13’ N  009º93.06’ E, Arnis, Germany As temperatures dipped below zero, Micha and friends worked hard to take down the masts, get the boat out of the water and construct a canopy covering the deck for the winter work to begin. Micha’s coordinates: 51º36.256’ N  007º24.348’ E, Dortmund, Germany When not at the … Continue reading The best laid schemes…