When a sailor crosses the equator they must give an offering to King Neptune. But what do you give, and what should you wear? As true Brits we dressed up for the occasion and sent a message from THE QUEEN.
BRIBERY! BAKSHEESH! BEGGING! AND BARTERING! The “four Bs” aren’t necessarily the first subjects you think about before embarking on a cruising life.
This is our first encounter with ‘civilisation’ since leaving Sabang. Apart from the occasional fisherman, we haven’t spoken to anyone!
Which is better, AIS or radar? In this post we will explain how they work, and answer that question. Controversial? You decide…
Followtheboat blog is back! The last six months have been intense, with lots going on in the UK and on board SY Esper…
We’re in Sumatran waters now and piracy continues to plague seafarers, so what does it mean when a fishing boat follows and circles you for some miles in open water?
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