Category Archives: Boats

Where the heck are we!?

Atlantic Ocean Birthday post!  Another year gone by and so much has happened! Like, a lot. A lot a lot. So yeah, um…so we’ve been busy. Really really busy. Not lots of time to keep up with the blog busy. … Continue reading

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The Great Australian Overland Excursion

Enroute Cairns, Queensland, Australia 3 people 1 frigging huge campah 5 days 1786 miles 1 vast barren wasteland that inspired the Mad max movies Some dinosaurs And let’s not forget it’s us right?  So…a boat.  There needs to be a … Continue reading

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Find a fleet

You want the real secret we used to find ships to travel around the world with?  How we were able to find a ride in Tahiti before we even pulled into port?  Well, here it is: Find a fleet.  Travel … Continue reading

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Getting your first crew gig

Ok so after deciding the cruising thing is for you, Testing it out and finding you like it And deciding that you, for starters at least, will grab a ride with a costal cruiser You’re oh so patiently waiting for … Continue reading

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Bluewater cruising

Up until now we have been talking about a successive series of experiences to build up your sailing experience before taking “the big leap”.  We talked about how to test out sailing, how to build experience in your local area … Continue reading

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Coastal Cruising

Sailing around the world for free on someone else’s luxury yacht sounds like a doable thing for you huh?  You took our advice on how to test the waters with sailing and did a local trial class or joined the … Continue reading

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But how much does it cost!?

Enroute Coff’s Harbour, AU As many of you know the main question we get when it come to how get started as volunteer crew is how to deal with seasickness. The second most often asked question is similar to the … Continue reading

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Semper Gumby

Opua, New Zealand So there we were (doesn’t every great story start that way?) in Coff’s Harbour and little did we know that this would be the end of our Australian East Coast Adventure. We were doing a bit of … Continue reading

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Mind the Jetwash

Papeete, Tahiti, Society Islands, French Polynesia We have established that Papeete is a city of contrasts.  A land where, quite literally, dogs and cats are living together. One of the most striking personifications of this is the harbor. Now on … Continue reading

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The Little Boat That DID!

Papeete, Tahiti, Society Islands, French Polynesia Tahiti is also the place where we part ways with FLY AWEIGH.  A few months and about 5000 nautical miles ago, two friends asked us to come with them on an amazing adventure.  To … Continue reading

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