Are things are looking up?

The movement control order rules here in Malaysia are relaxing, but people are being careful as the shops tentatively re-open. In Sutera Harbour Marina the pontoon home-made “pubs” are still popular with the seven occupied boats here and Jamie’s in the kitchen making a mess. But when the excitement has dipped on your sailboat project and you’re stuck in a rut, how do you motivate yourself?

We give you a real-time update on how Millie is doing.


We answer a few questions in this week’s episode and try to help one of our followers. Debbie has been preparing to start her cruising dream for eight years, saving, working hard and making her beautiful Hans Christian 39 ready for world cruising, but she’s lost the excitement and even wonders if she’ll ever be able to get out there.

There are times when we have lost our mojo and sense of urgency over the past couple of months. Not being able to make long-term plans (even short and medium plans!) can weigh heavily, but we’re happy to say we’ve turned that corner and are back on course.

How are you?

If you have any burning questions you’d like us to tackle, please pop them in the comments or drop us a line, we’ll always try to help.

As always, thanks for supporting us and allowing us to share our adventure with you.

Peace, fair winds and stay safe

Liz, Jamie and Millie xxx

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2 Comments on “Are things are looking up?”

  1. I have a couple of questions. Where do you sleep when you are on a passage? And do you keep your dinghy on the davits when you make a passage?

    1. We sleep in bed, unless the weather is bad or the conditions are dangerous, in which case we take it in turns to nap in the cockpit while the other one takes the helm.
      No, our dinghy doesn’t stay on the davits for long passages, but we’re OK with having it there for two or three day sails. Cheers, Liz.

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