Down the corporate ladder and up the yard ladder

Three years ago I was on the beautiful island of Rote, Indonesia, with my mate Furlong, a.k.a. Sasha Mandinga, discussing with some Aussie surfers the feasibility of flying to Australia to learn how to sail and get jobs as deckhands. We had been enjoying touring across Indonesia on our motorbikes but realized that such an … Sigue leyendo Down the corporate ladder and up the yard ladder

Cocos (Keeling) to Rodrigues

With another sailing adventure on the horizon (from Sand Point, Alaska to Petropavlovsk Kamchatka), I again find myself full of unfinished material I've been meaning to publish on this blog, such as video, photos and stories from my Indian Ocean crossing. As a first step in this effort, here is some footage taken from Cocos … Sigue leyendo Cocos (Keeling) to Rodrigues

Cocos (Keeling), Australia

Five days on a deserted island, doing some repairs, scrubbing the hull, exploring, relaxing.

Cruzando el Océano Índico; Bali a Cocos.

El comienzo de una aventura, 8 días en alta mar, 1152 millas náuticas, lluvia londinense, olas moderadas, vientos fuertes, pesca, sol, inmensidad azul...

Bali to Cocos Keeling

Having chosen to travel without a computer, I can't really be bothered with using my phone to write a detailed post on the run to Cocos Keeling, a little atoll in the middle of the Indian Ocean. In the meantime, here is a visual appetizer. Flying by Koh Yao Noi and Phang Nga Bay on … Sigue leyendo Bali to Cocos Keeling