While we’ve got you here…

At a time when factual narratives are a scarcity, we believe that everyone should learn about sailing and travel in an engaging way. With followtheboat there is no fakery, titillation or sensationalism.

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The cat sat on the plait mat

Our Millie’s first vet visit, a bike tour to the ‘Sea Horse’, a few more boat jobs and a full demonstration of how to make an ocean plait mat – it’s a real slice of life in a marina…

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Marina Life During Lockdown

On March 18th, the Malaysian government instigated the Movement Control Order. This has many implications but for us, in Sutera Harbour Marina, life goes on. This was a one-hour photography project I set myself to briefly document our lives in the marina during this time. I used a Sony A7iii camera and an old SMC Takumar 50mm f/1.4 lens. All … Read More

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Gunung Mulu National Park

What’s the opposite of sailing? Jungle walking on a mountain, of course! And Gunung Mulu National Park is just the place to do it. We spent three days walking through the tropical rainforest of Sarawak in central Borneo at this UNESCO site. It was the perfect place for some R&R after days of heavy sailing and copious editing. Mulu was … Read More

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Nowhere to run

When the meeting finished we realised that all restaurants, bars and shops (except food stores and pharmacies) would be closed the next day. Naturally, we rushed off to buy these foldable chairs to make our own pontoon pub. Not bad, are they?

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