OUR WONDERFUL ELECTRICIAN IS CRITICALLY ILL IN HOSPITAL

Sombat was in Port Takola, a nearby marina, where he had been working on a boat there. When he turned on the engine, the boat blew up. Thankfully, no-one was killed, but Sombat was seriously hurt. They rushed Sombat to hospital where he is still in intensive care.

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SAILBOAT SUNSET: THIS IS WHY WE DO IT!

Less than a year ago, we were in the mostly unexplored Anambas islands enjoying these kinds of sunsets. If you haven’t already watched our videos about this little known part of the world, click on the image below to watch our Anambas Adventure.

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WE WENT SHOPPING AND BOUGHT A NEW ANCHOR!

We went on a little shopping trip to Phuket just to demonstrate how easy it is to spend money on a boat with little to show for it. But stumbling across a bargain Fortress anchor was too difficult to resist.

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SAILBOAT REFIT Pt 5: CONCLUSION & COSTS

In the conclusion to our series of articles about SY Esper’s complete refit in Thailand for Sailing Today, we set out the costs for the whole project. Was it worth it? When we limped into Malaysia, SY Esper was in pretty bad shape. Equipment needed replacing and she leaked like a sieve. We had three options…

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