After years of dreaming, years of planning, years of chartering, years of borrowing and a summer of searching, viewing some 15 sailing boats, sea trialling 2. A budget that started with £5,000 and a long wishlist. The wishlist that got honed down and the budget that ballooned to £9,000 after a very frugal summer. ...we found her. She felt right from the first … [Read more...] about We bought a Sailing Boat!
Have you ever wanted to try sailing on a yacht? After flirting with lake sailing during my uni day, I was first introduced to sailing on the sea by Sunsail: Our company chartered a couple of yachts and we had a day of races, team building and LOADS of fun. I was totally hooked and ended up on some pretty cool sailing adventures afterwards. Along came the kids and my love of … [Read more...] about Cowes Week Ladies Day with Sunsail
Hey, Sending lots of love from the Anthem of the Seas. We have now popped our family cruising cherry and are having a weekend extravaganza of sensory overload of great hospitality, amazing food, drink and music. We are only at sea for a short day and a half, but have already raced each other in dodgems, had robots serve our drink and seen fabulous singers appear out of … [Read more...] about Anthem of the Seas
Stepping off a plane to be hit by warm, humid air in the dark of the night always makes me existed: There are usually adventures ahead. This time was no different. I was travelling with 12 other lovely ladies to Rhodes to get a glimpse at what a Mark Warner holiday is all about. We arrived at the Levante beach resort after a 30 minute transfer from the airport to a … [Read more...] about The Levante Beach Resort, Rhodes a Mark Warner holiday
Over the past couple of years the Lake Balaton has crept into our hearts; It has a place in a small nook reserved for special family times. It is the first place the Littlins went sailing. It is the first place Max bathed in a natural body of water at just 9 weeks old. It is the first place Angelina has been fishing, sitting for hours despite not catching … [Read more...] about The magic of Lake Balaton