Way to Winter!!!

My blog has pretty much stagnated for the last 10 months.  Admittedly, we’re not travelling at the moment, since the boat is still on the hard undergoing a rebuild.  Of those ten months, we only managed to squeeze in about 2 months work… cos for two months we contracted out to a conman who was a…

Back to Reality.

A few days ago Marc got back from his monthly commute to  Kuwait with a new mobile. His second one in as many months. He bought a new one last month when he was looking for a decent camera to take boat pics with, and it was almost as cheap to get one one a…

“I thought I saw MH370 on fire” says Phuket yachtie

Phuket Gazette, March 02, 2014 PHUKET: A British sailor crossing the Indian Ocean en route to Phuket in March has stepped forward to file a report that she may have seen the missing Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370. Katherine Tee, 41, was sailing from Cochin, India to Phuket with her husband Marc Horn, 50, when she…

Holes in the Deck…

So, the first thing Mike did after getting the boat up on the hard (and BTW, that’s the owner of ProCarpentering based at Boat Lagoon in Phuket) was have his guys take away the teak from the side decks, which had become spongy over the past year.  And then he dug a hole into it….

The Teak Deck Project Starts – The Hunt for a Yard

Note: This post will be published with an earlier date than today’s.  This is common practice for me, since I am really hopeless at blogging, and therefore have massive gaps.  By publishing with the dates on the photo, at least it keeps my ‘memories’ in chronological order! So, today we lifted our boat out of…