The only difference between this tropical island and a boat is that it’s permanently moored. Yes, it has trees (we have masts!) And there are monitor lizards. But let’s not get too picky about it…
It’s polluted, noisy, over-crowded, the traffic is appalling and it’s sinking: is there anything to like about Jakarta? We think so!
When learning to sail we’re taught to passage plan as far in advance with as much information as possible, so how do you cope with the unpredictable?
This is the epicentre of surfing in the Mentawais, and it was busy at the Kandui Resort. We anchored with breaks all around, a little unnerving but exciting too!
Are we the problem? Should we keep the remote places we find a secret to protect them? Some say we should, some say we shouldn’t…Get ready, Jamie is in rant mode and he lets it all out in this week’s Q&A!
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.
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