Last night the near-full moon was peeking out between intermittent rain squalls. Two nights before she was hidden completely and I rowed in darkness and occasional gentle drizzle. At around … Read More
Today I escaped my boat island and dived into the big magnificent blue. I let myself drift astern of the boat to the very end of our 45m safety line. … Read More
It began at approximately 18h00 last evening. Nearing the end of my rowing shift, my rib playing up after being washed overboard the day before (harnessed), I noticed the usual … Read More
I got up to row just before sunrise this morning, heralding in my first shift today. My left side had cramped, probably from the incessant rocking of the boat with … Read More
After a weird trance-like night, where my mind wandered between drifting swells of ocean mirroring a blazing heaven of stars and a restless worrying in-and-out of a few hours of … Read More
Yesterday was Wayne birthday!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY Wayne Robertson! We celebrated with proper hazelnut coffee and coconut milk.
We have finally turned full west at 270deg and making our heading directly … Read More
As the sun dips to the horizon and I see no sign of life bar a solitary petrel, I must dig deep. I have just ended my last 1.5hr row … Read More
It’s said that it takes about 3 weeks to break a habit if you substitute it with a new one. Well, it’s now 3 weeks of rowing from Cape Town … Read More