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Musings

Things I never thought I’d say

Things I never thought I’d say

When you start living aboard a boat, your whole idea of “essential comforts” is thrown out the window.  (Well, unless you’re loaded and can buy a whopping great gin-palace, complete with a crew in white uniforms). For most cruisers, especially those of us at the […]

On the Kindness of Strangers

On the Kindness of Strangers

Years ago, back in the Noughties, I spent a season on a boat in the Caribbean. It was a beautiful Bowman 48, fresh out of the packet, and sailed like a dream. It was owned by my ex-employer-from-office-days and friend Richard, and he wanted help […]