Captains Blog 2

Ahhh, the excited anticipation together with a certain amount of trepidation was what occupied my thoughts when I awoke this morning. It wasn’t raining and it was time to set sail for the first time since buying the tug. What could be better!! Bit windy but it’ll be fine. The forecast said as much so …

A week in Weymouth

Hi, long time no chat ... We've been in Weymouth for just over a week and the good news is ..... I've got my appetite back 🐷🐷 We've done some exploring around Weymouth, Portland and Dorchester ... eating plenty of cake and lots of coffee. We've waded through the recommendations from the lovely Hayley (mainly …

Captains Blog

Captains Blog - star date 31-3-2018 Having had a quick look at the weather forecast and deciding we had enough milk for tea and coffee, I ordered asked the first mate to make ready Gianti for departure on the morning of the 29th March. We left in cold but relatively calm conditions. Umm, it didn’t …

So much to do … the plan takes shape

So I'm sitting at work having a mild panic at the enormity of what needs to happen for this to work. Current mood 😲😲😲😲😲😲😲😲😲😲😲😲 We've had a productive few days with a letting agent coming to see the house, sorting through paperwork and clothing. We've set a date as to when we leave Swannick marina …

4 days dry docked

So we're off down to Gianti today, having taken a few days off work to get things sorted. Trev's had an overnight stay already, but this is the first time I've been on her since we saw her. She's dry docked, so all access is via a long, long ladder 😨😨😨 I'm a little worried …

She’s ours

Sooo, it's been a while .. we've been busy getting the survey report done and working with our broker to move it forward. Yesterday we finally heard that Gianti is officially ours so now we have to start on the big list of things to sort out before we can start our adventure. Thee are …

Sailing Γ‰alΓΊ

There is nothing – absolutely nothing – half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.

Skipper Jenn

POOP DECK: Because we give a SHIT

S/Y Maggie

Living the dream onboard our Beneteau 473 with our sailor dog