Category Archives: Maritime Voyage Journals

Journals of various sea-voyages we have undertaken

A fabulous voyage from Sydney to Hamilton Island

Part One From Sydney to Hamilton Island, one thousand nautical miles in paradise. Earlier in the year I heard, via Facebook of all places, that my old friends Gerard and Jan Webb were looking for crew to assist in relocating … Continue reading

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An Introduction to the RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Coastal Skipper Practical Journal

Let the fun begin! Enough theory and class-rooms for a while and on with the real-world responsibility, exhilaration and freedom found in sailing on the high seas, especially when one is the skipper for a particular leg of the voyage! … Continue reading

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RYA Coastal Skipper and Yachtmaster Offshore Shorebased Course

In February, 2011 I attended the Langkawi Sailing School again and after six very intensive days of learning and examinations, completed the RYA Yachtmaster/Coastal Skipper Tidal land-based theory certificate course. This course thoroughly covers the International Regulations for the Prevention … Continue reading

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RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Coastal Skipper Practical Journal

Monday March 7 2011 Lee Rhodes is the skipper for the first leg of our journey from Penang to Port Dickson. After studying the tide charts and the other reference material available, Lee decided that this trip would get the … 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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