October 2013

Chapter 22

In Misima, I was picking up crew again. This time it was Amira Karaoud, who had crewed for me from Gold Coast to Gladstone. Amira was coming from Malaysia and she had 6 separate flights all of which went wrong in one way or another but eventually she arrived cross-eyed from exhaustion, and we left Read on

October 2013

Chapter 21

 I finally left Australia at the end of May. The boat had been there since November 2009 and I’d been back in Oz for six months so I was ready. I had a French crew named Manon. She had done very little sailing but she was excited about the trip. We spent a couple days getting Read on

May 2013

Chapter 20

I got back to Daydream at the marina in Bundaberg in November. Everything was in perfect shape, exactly as Susan had left it the previous April. By the end of the year I was ready to see some new territory so with help from Janine Davies, I took the boat down to Gold Coast and Read on

December 2005

Chapter 16

Wayne Hi and Merry Christmas! We hope you are all happy and well. We are not in a position to send you a Christmas card this year (which we otherwise would have for sure!) due to the fact that there is no post office here. We are in a little island group called the Los Read on

June 2005

Chapter 15

Susan June finds us sailing down the chain of Caribbean islands. We are finally on the move! Since our last update, there have been a lot of changes in our lives. In late April we moved ourselves and our giant heap of boxes (almost a thousand pounds of stuff that we had shipped here from Read on

March 2005

Chapter 14

Susan Well the end of March finds us still on the island of Sint Maarten/Saint Martin in the Caribbean. We’ve been busy with continued boat renovations since Christmas. Renovation isn’t really an accurate way to describe the scope of the project. We are really building half of a boat interior. We’ve made great strides though Read on

December 2004

Chapter 13

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! We’re writing to you from sunny St. Maarten in the Caribbean where we are currently living. We’ve come a long way from Canada and a lot has changed in our lives over the last year. February 2004 was a big month. Susan quit her job and we completed Read on

August 1998

Chapter 12

We went to Palm Desert, California to visit Susan’s parents for a few days from San Carlos. This was an easy trip for us as San Carlos is so near to the border. We had a nice time visiting Howard and Shirley, eating fast food and buying stuff that we couldn’t get in Mexico. On Read on

October 1997

Chapter 11

Starting in Puerto Vallarta 9 months ago, we covered some familiar territory like Mazatlan, La Paz and Puerto Escondido until April. I left Wayne and Twiggy to fend for themselves in Puerto Escondido while I headed to California to begin a whirlwind tour of Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia to visit with friends and family. Read on

December 1996

Chapter 10

We’ve taken up counting the seconds after we see lightning and before we hear the thunder. Sound takes about five seconds to travel one mile, so this gives us an idea of how far away the lightning is. It surprised us to find that most of it is a long way off and only rarely Read on

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