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Crossing Oceans

The world of blue engulfed us. Like good subjects, we acquiesced ourselves to her rule; her wind, her waves, her life. I’ve spent so much time at sea this year, it’s like home – being out on the water! Three French Amel ketches set their sails, leaving the picturesque friendly Read more…

By Bearfoot Gypsy, ago
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Namibia Beckons

I couldn’t believe that we were finally off! After so many farewells and false starts and restarts; could it actually be that we were truly sailing out of Hout Bay? For good? Morwenna chugged out of the marina and we turned into the wind to set her sails. There wasn’t Read more…

By Bearfoot Gypsy, ago
Sail

50 Days of Sea

It was too good to be true…  Thursday, 12 June, 14:57 The boat was about as ready as it would ever be – supplies, spares, repairs, even the crew was ready and that says a lot… we’d never been so ready for anything in all our lives! We had a Read more…

By Bearfoot Gypsy, ago