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I Used To Hate Cleaning The Car

I won’t complain about giving the car a wash again. I now have our boat out of the water and cleaning her. Moving Miss Catana The reason we were taking our boat out of the water was to install two new sea outlets, one for the watermaker and a second for the saltwater pump. At the same

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Miss Catana - Our Boat

We Just Couldn’t Leave Her

The last time I posted in this section of the website, we were planning on leaving our boat and returning home to Australia for six months of work before we started cruising in earnest. It would have been awful to rush over, get the boat ready and then leave her. Plus I don’t think we

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How Did It Get So Late So Soon

I can’t believe it. We have been 8 weeks in the south of France, I feel quite at home.  The fact that I now drive around Canet  like a local, is testament to this fact. I no longer use a map and if I get a little off track I just take my time and

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It Was All About The Anchor

As an Australian I don’t mind the odd swear word. I like the colour it adds to my emotional state at the time of use. Words and phrases like “taking the piss” and “bullshit, bastard and bloody oath” are all OK to use as long as the company is appropriate. My Captain on the other hand does