Is Lockdown Easier For Cruisers?

Lockdown on a boat is difficult, but is it worse if you’re on land? Gnarly old cruisers like us and Sailing Totem have developed a stoical mental attitude, but we know some who are having problems being stuck at anchor.

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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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24 hours before lockdown

We read that Brunei had finally succumbed to Covid-19 and there was talk of a border shutdown. If we checked out of Malaysia but weren’t allowed into Brunei we would be stranded…

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