Yamoya has arrived at Huskisson in Jervis Bay. View on a map.
Yamoya has arrived in Batemans Bay, in fog, at 3am. View on a map.
Yamoya has arrived in Eden, after a calm night passage. View on a map.
Yamoya has arrived in Lakes Entrance. View on a map.
Three and a half miles into Bass Strait with sloppy seas of around 3 meters and we suddenly had a steering issue.Continue reading “Steering Failure!”
Yamoya has arrived in Cleveland Bight. View on a map.
It’s been two years since our last haul out; maybe a bit too long to wait, considering the amount of fouling on the hull.Continue reading “Hauling Out in Geelong”
Prevention is better than rescue. Here are 9 tips to avoiding a MOB.Continue reading “Ways to Prevent Man Overboard”
13 useful tips when provisioning for your next cruise.Continue reading “Provisioning Tips”
One of the very first questions that arises when the crew realise that not all of them can go to sleep during the night, is “who will be on watch and when?”.Continue reading “Watch Keeping”
Ever wondered what “8 bells, first dog watch” means?Continue reading “Deck Watches and Ship’s Bells”
“A ship in the harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.” – William Shedd
One day, around 1991, I noticed a big, green boat sitting on a small hill in Redland Bay. I went and said hello, and had the pleasure of making friends with Greg and Cheryl Vining.Continue reading “Leanne Marie”
For the last few years, I’ve been searching around the Internet for mention of my last yacht ‘Narena’. Well I finally found her, alive and well in the Mediterranean.Continue reading “Narena”