Category Archives: Maritime Articles and Stories

Stories and articles about our maritime adventures both in Malaysia and elsewhere.

DB at Hamilton Island Race Week

Hamilton Island Race Week August 19-27 2011 Friday August 19 2011 This morning we finished cleaning up inside “Mandala” and then went on a trial run with Peter H in the afternoon. Everything appears to be ship-shape so we adjourned … Continue reading

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Yacht Racing At It’s Best….The Raja Muda Selangor International Regatta 2011

Yacht Racing At Its Best –  the 22nd Raja Muda Selangor  International Regatta. 18-26 November 2011. For the 22nd consecutive year, the Royal Selangor Yacht Club (RSYC) in Malaysia is organising the latest edition of the Raja Muda Selangor International … Continue reading

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“Damai Indah”…….Peace and Beauty

A mentor of mine once told me: “be careful what you ask for because very often you will get it!” This old adage recently proved true yet again for me and I want to tell you a very nice story. … Continue reading

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Langkawi Sailing School

What better way to kick-off the New Year than by learning to sail in the gorgeous Langkawi archipelago. Both Gudrun and I wanted to do an accredited course that can lead eventually to globally recognized Royal Yachting Association (RYA) “Yachtmaster” … Continue reading

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Big Cat Bliss

A modern well-equipped catamaran is the perfect luxury yacht on which to cruise and explore Malaysia’s marvelous tropical waterway wonderland. Catamarans are roomy, stable, have luxury queen-size cabins with en-suite bathroom facilities, come with large entertainment, lounging and sun-bathing areas, … Continue reading

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More Magic Maritime Moments in Malaysia.

Just one of the things Gudrun and I love about Malaysia…..Our Second Home, is the abundance of opportunities to get out on the beautiful waterways surrounding this tropical paradise. Malaysia is a boating and yachting Mecca and it is easy … Continue reading

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Sailing School, another box ticked in my bucket list

See the post headed “Langkawi Sailing School” and the three posts under the menu item “Maritime Voyage Journals” to follow this adventure. The post RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Coastal Skipper Practical Journal is a diary of a recent sailing training voyage from Penang to … Continue reading

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