My new years resolution last year was to “Drink more different types of Beer.”  I am happy to report I have largely been successful in this endeavour.  It has not been an easy task.  The breweries have conspired against me by producing an increasing number of craft beers at an alarming rate.  Keeping up with... Continue Reading →


Only one hundred and twelve miles sailed yesterday.  The wind has been quite light from astern and that’s the best we could do. The good news, the distance made good is all in the right direction towards Hilo. Light winds from astern mean plenty of rolling.  Truce and I are now well accomplished in the... Continue Reading →


The alarm woke me at five this morning.  The brain said get up, the body said just thirty minutes more.  The brain won.  I put the kettle on for a cuppa and had a look outside, flat calm in Sausalito anchorage and the sky starting to lighten in the east. By five thirty the anchor... Continue Reading →

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