When a second squall followed behind the first, all six rally boats turned 180 degrees and were pushed towards the reef. Boats began dragging in the soft sand and one of our number motored deeper to escape the danger.
Imagine how you would feel if you had to make an emergency stop in high risk seas and became sitting ducks on your sailboat. That’s what happened to us and it was a tense moment for all the boats.
Ever had a room with a view? How about a poo with a view? This is the strangest toilet we’ve ever seen…
…because no-one, apart from the local islanders and a handful of cruisers knows about it. To get to one of the most beautiful and remote beaches in the world you have to be intrepid and determined, or sail there
The seven deadliest places in the world. Are these the most dangerous places on earth? Have you been to any of them? Let us know in the comments.
Are you still making the same schoolboy error when you tie your monohull to a mooring? We explain the best way to use a mooring properly… in one of our all-time favourite sailing destinations.