After a year full of adventures, stories, advice, emails and Skype calls – finally my mother was in town. As in, the same town that I was! For two weeks, we sailed the sea, waded the water and hitchhiked the hills… here’s the proof:
Mum's tile painting - this will be my first boat, yellow with a red spinaker!
coil that line! reef that main! by god that's seamanship!
mum mum mum
The boulders from the boat
On top of the world at Virgin Gorda
Huge boulders at Virgin Gorda, and little Ramble in the background there
Why are we about to jybe? Oh right, you have to push the other way... the other way lil, tiller tiller tiller
A wheel, now that i know how to use
The shoes i made from our stearing wheel cover... still holding up!
Patty digging the sunset on Norman island
Mike having a webinar in paradise... (I didnt know what that was either)
Patty at Mr Beans Pirate gig at Marina Cay. Don't go for him!
Long Bay beach on Beef Island... and Mum
Ramble and our Yellow Banana tender there in the background. But in the Foreground, is Rubber Ducky, my ULTIMATE boat! Aulburg design and oh so beautiful!
Learning tunes from Charlie
Charlie on the fiddle
A lazy mornin'
Lydia, Charlie's 50 year old 33ft classic fibreglass beauty.
Mum putting the sail away
Another sunset another day
Mum and Charlie on Lydia
Life is tough...
Another hammock another day
Hitching a ride in an icecream truck, with mum in the front seat!
A hand made gift from oceans away... thanks so much Rosie!
crank that sheet in...
Finally, an Aussie flag on the boat
Fire Poi at Trellis Bay full moon party
Fire Poi - this guy was incredible!