Tag Archives: Provisioning

Vale Male’

Male, the capital of the Maldives, has one third of the total population, with around 110,000. Male appears modern and every square inch of the island, including the broader reclaimed areas are heavily built on. So different from the rest … Continue reading

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Atolls and victuals

How long can we go: With our victuals on board Won’t the water soon run short Or will our ship succumb to mighty storms? Are we in to this too deep? The doubts go after me right in my sleep … Continue reading

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Thai refit – week 8

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

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Kingdom of Thailand

So there was this bunch of yachty blokes on a night out away from their galley wenches. As they approached a local mens club they were scrutinised by the bouncer at the entry. In the group were an Australian, Swede, … Continue reading

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Leaving lovely Lake Macquarie

Monday 18th April – I peered out from the companionway to watch the sparrows sing and dance on Blue Heeler’s life-lines. The oily flat water was steamy as the warm sunlight spread over Crangan Bay, Lake Macquarie. But today would … Continue reading

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