The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 14,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 5 sold-out performances for that many … Continue reading 2014 in review
After a great night's sleep we're full of energy again! Kids did some schoolwork including art class with modelling clay and Seathan went to sort out the paperwork. Now that we're no longer in Europe we have to check in and out every time which means going to customs and immigration. We plan to stay … Continue reading Art class
We're in Cape Verde and have another 900 NM under our belts! From here it's another 2000 NM to the Caribbean. It's a perfect stopover as we had to pass here anyway in order to get far enough South to catch the trades. We're happy we stopped, the atmosphere is great and you immediately feel … Continue reading Cape Verde
After too many days in the marina we are FINALLY ready to go! Thanks for all your lovely send off wishes. We hope to keep our mailasail blog up to date while we are en route with regular position updates (fingers crossed it all works so please don’t panic if you don’t hear from us!): … Continue reading Finally we’re off!
While we are waiting for the weather to change, the kids and I hit the beach. Waves and sandcastles made for a great day! Meanwhile Seathan got on with fixing the boat!
First of all thank you all for the wonderful send off wishes yesterday, we will store them for later this week..... We were all set to leave today but Murphy played his Ace!, we woke to a strange new wind from the SSE, visibility is down to 1/2 mile and the air is full of … Continue reading Murphy’s Law invoked.
After nearly two weeks in Gran Canaria we are ready for our big crossing! We’ve had a great time on the island and last weekend we rented a car to explore the beautiful mountainside and some of the beaches. I also visited several museums with the kids. There is a great museum about Christopher Columbus … Continue reading Ready for the big crossing
After a heads up that we sailed into a "black hole" last week, I have attempted something different, "mailasail" run a blog system that with some input en route, should give Google earth positioning updates with some brief text on our sanity levels included. http://blog.mailasail.com/rehua Please give it a try and let me know if … Continue reading New positioning system