…did you know it takes a bottle of rum a week to keep followtheboat afloat?
Apart from the weather, continuing knocks and vibrations from our engine were shaping the route and causing delays, so we had to embrace the enforced changes and go with the flow.
We have some exciting developments happening at FTB HQ and we wanted you to be the first to know about them. We want to stay in touch with you and we want to offer you more than just weekly video updates, and we believe our new project is the way forwards, both for us and for you.
We leave the Togean archipelago, simply one of the most spectacular places we have visited since we went full-time into this cruising life 16 years ago.
Did you know it’s the law that you must go naked on your 100th dive? Neither did we until Jamie was told this by Iril, our young and fun local dive master. What do you reckon, did Jamie do it?!
The squall hit and the water spout appeared dead ahead. Now down to two and a half knots, worried and panicking, we wondered what next…
Crossing at night is not normally a concern. But the Gulf of Tomini is crowded with rumpons (fish aggregating devices, aka FADs). They lie in wait to snare you in their lines. And more dangerously, their solid floating platforms can put a hole in your boat.