Week eight in Thailand – Democracy leader Suthep Thaugsuban heads a protest against the government lead by Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. Suthep and his minions are encouraging a “peoples’ revolution” and are seizing key ministries in an effort to cripple … Continue reading
Blue Heeler’s teak deck is 99% completed. The last work to be done is the manufacture of very long bolts required for adding new double clutches and pad-eyes. On the coach roof we have lovely new teak hand-holds, while the … Continue reading
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Much of this week’s work on Blue Heeler is more of the same, but a few new jobs have commenced. Problems with the rudder bush having to be re-machined a mere 0.3mm as we couldn’t get the rudder in. Otherwise all … Continue reading
Blue Heeler’s teak deck is progressing well, thanks to the capable tradesmen on the job and overseeing by Nai. A team of three spend each day skilfully shaping and chiselling intricate teak contours and putting the pieces together much like … Continue reading
With not much happening at Krabi, we were keen to get the work underway. On the high tide of 5th October, Blue Heeler motored from Krabi Boat Lagoon staying a couple of rainy nights at the north-eastern corner of Koh Rang … Continue reading