All Journeys start with a small step

We have now been on the boat for nearly a month, for the first two weeks, we were not able to get out sailing as we have had high winds for the last two weeks. We have seen winds over 40 knots measured by our masthead wind speed indicator whilst still in the marina. This time was used to carry out many maintenance tasks including replacing the cooker before the old one poisoned us (it was giving off high levels of Carbon Monoxide. ) We have now sold our car so really are ready to start properly. Last Saturday we had a visit from a some of our Small Group… Read More

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Moving on Board

Now the adventure starts properly. We have already spent quite a few nights on board Island Girl over the winter including some very cold nights with ice inside the hatches but is now time to make a permanent move and hopefully, the weather is going to get warmer over the next few months. We have cleared the house and cleaned and scrubbed it and are ready to move out and for a tenant to move in. We have sorted through all our belongings and tried only to keep those things we will want / need when we return and can be stored in the attic. We have sold stuff, given… Read More

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