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We did it! The story of our Atlantic Crossing

3000+NM and 26 days at sea and the crew of Jade has crossed the Atlantic Ocean and made it safely to St Lucia. Here’s a little round-up of our adventure… Day 1: We left Las Palmas [...]

Having a lark with the ARC

I’m writing this while babysitting for a fellow ARC couple with two very young kids and the need to have a good night out. Friends (big and small) have been made in good old Las Palmas, [...]

At the starting line!

So, as you know from my last post (what do you mean, you didn’t read it?) we were already in The Canaries and very close to Gran Canaria and the starting point of the ARC… On [...]

Week 9,10,11 and 12 – Yamas time!

I’ve been a bit slack of late updating the sailing part of the blog. This is down to a few reasons, the first being time, the second the availability of WiFi and third the ability to [...]

Week 4: A swell time…

The last week or so has seen us move from a very dramatic Amorgos to spending some lazy days in Ios and a quick, romantic trip to Santorini…                 [...]

Week 2: A potter in Pythagorion

This week has, thankfully, been without any visits to Doctors or the near loss of limbs and we have sailed – talk about progress! As I type we’re moored in Pythagorion, Samos about a boat’s length [...]

Sailing the Greek Islands

I warned you yesterday that I was going to bore you with our sailing route. You’ve got off lightly until now so just indulge me a little, please. Here’s the first leg of our passage around [...]

Family friendly in Kusadasi: sails & sand

When we start our sailing trip it will be from Kusadasi, Turkey. We have moored Jade here for the last few years and regular holidays there have meant we’ve got to know the area pretty well. [...]

2013: The year to sail away

Hello! The start of the New Year seems an appropriate time to introduce a new page to my blog. After many years of talking about it we’re finally taking the plunge. In Spring 2013 we will [...]