SV Ah Ma

All aboard!

A few more days before we set off on the first leg of the long journey to the other side of the Pacific.  The last few days were spent finishing off some of the last tasks on the to-do list. The running backstay has been replaced with a fresh string[…]

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Last preparations

Two suitcases filled with almost 50kg of bounty from TaoBao and local shops accompanied me from Macau back to Holland. Here I’ve picked up two life vests and my Marcom/B Radio license documents and said my goodbyes to my parents and brother. It is now time to head out to[…]

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Our air-conditioning,an Italian made Clima, has been acting up since we took ownership of the boat.  The previous owners claimed they had hardly used it, so I figured it just needed a little tlc.  A local AC company had a look at it in February when we bought the boat,[…]

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