SHOP DISCOUNT CODE FOR SUBSCRIBERS ONLY!

Apart from new hats, we’ve got classic followtheboat t-shirts, smug mugs and gorgeous prints! And the best thing of all? If you are a subscriber to our mailing list, we will send a secret DISCOUNT CODE to you on Sunday 25th February. The discount will last till end March, so you will have plenty of time to decide what tickles your fancy.

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ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SAILING WITH FOLLOWTHEBOAT!

We share our adventures every week on YouTube: the good, the bad and the downright ugly. Sometimes we sail to idyllic tropical islands no-one has ever heard of like the Anambas. Sometimes we get stuck in a marina waiting for a new engine. Once we stayed in a boatyard in Thailand for over a year rebuilding our sailboat.

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DON’T GO CHASING WATERFALLS!

Jamie gets almost to the top of the Temburan waterfall and shoots some drone’s-eye view of the whole thing, while Liz slips around in the shadows beneath. Then he goes looking for bats and gets quite a shock in a little islet just off Siantan, the main island of the Anambas. And Millie falls in love…with Jamie’s shorts.

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5 REASONS NOT TO BUY A BOAT!

Sometimes boat life is not what it’s cracked up to be. We have met many sailors who liked the idea of the dream, but were brought down to earth by the reality of living aboard 24/7. Even if it’s only a weekend boat, or for spending a few months a year on, boats will gnaw away at your patience.

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Would you build a resort hotel here?

This is Pulau Pedjaul, another dream island group within the Anambas. White sandy beaches stretch along the shores, blue lagoons just beg to be explored and the coral stretches to the horizon.

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