The eagle-eyed among you will have spotted some pretty big changes on followtheboat.com. We’ve completely redesigned the blog so that it is now ‘responsive’. What does this mean? Well. it’s pretty clever stuff…
Let’s face it, when it comes to sailing our landlubber friends just don’t get it, gawd bless ’em! Fair enough, it’s a lifestyle, not a pursuit, so unless you’ve been there why should you know your port from your starboard? Even so, some of these clangers are inexcusable. With much thanks to the Liveaboard community over on the YBW forum who contributed some of these priceless gems.
Depending on your definition of what justice is, the Somali pirates who murdered the crew of s/y Quest have been brought to justice.
I was pretty stoked to have two of my three submitted images selected in the MyWanderlust Top Ten Photography Competition (titled ‘Weather’). One was of the Kanchenchunga Massif, taken in Darjeeling, the other you’ve probably seen already of the two school girls walking through monsoon puddles.
Thirteen hundred miles hand-steered and no foresail, just two of the challenges we faced when completing our fifteen hundred mile trip from the Maldives to Malaysia. A complete account with observations, events, our turtle rescue and some great HD video clips including the one of Liz helming in a Force 6. Not to be missed!
I was honoured to be approached by Bellamy Hunt for an interview on his fantastic camera resource website. You may have come across his “In Your Bag” series, but he also features photographers of different styles too.