The Stewart family buy a boat, jack it all in and go sailing!

Month: June 2017

Overwhelm

Overwhelm

We are T-26 (where T = moving aboard day).  Now that I am officially unemployed, I have been throwing myself into Getting Rid of Stuff.  I’ve been packing non-essentials like pictures and photo albums, sorting out/donating clothes and selling stuff on Facey or filling boxes […]

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times …

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times …

This has been a week of contrasts.  It’s the end of Term 2 in Australia, and the start of the 2-week winter hols.  This was the last week of school for Tilly and Sasha and the last week of me working at their school. This school is […]

Past lives – working on boats

Past lives – working on boats

We’ve had some people asking about our past, before kids, when we used to work on boats.  We met working on an awesome 50m private yacht with a crew of 12. This is a beautiful boat that just goes round and round and round the […]

The weekend of many “firsts”

The weekend of many “firsts”

We took the boat out for the first time at the weekend.  Matt had the weekend off (rare) but the weather forecast was NOT looking good! We had gales in the week leading up and we were a leetle bit nervous about our plans.  Putting […]