Category: The Sailing Family

Escape Plans Denied [Ep66]

As Cyclone season approaches, we start working on our escape plans. We knew it was a risk to leave the safety of New Zealand, and now we pay the price……

/ July 28, 2021

The only regatta on Earth: Musket Cove! [Ep65]

We enter Archer into the Musket Cove Regatta, which was the ONLY large scale, International sailing regatta of 2020. We felt so lucky to partake and it was a celebration…

/ July 22, 2021

Being a kid again in Fiji: racing, river-sliding & scuba diving! [Ep64]

How could you not be as excited as a kid in Fiji? In this episode we race Archer against our friends Pu (and blow a mainsail halyard in the process!).…

/ July 14, 2021

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know. The Q&A Episode! [Ep63]

We asked if you had any questions and we got 75 responses! And since we have guests visiting us this week, we thought we would edit a quick video instead.…

/ July 7, 2021

Fiji’s Sinking Village [Ep62]

Ogea didn’t cause this crisis, but they’re feeling it. In this episode we talk to the village leaders about their efforts to raise the earth by hand and the impact…

/ June 30, 2021

“Stay Long’a in Fulaga” – Remote Fiji [Ep61]

This is the dream: You’re sailing around the world and visit a stunningly beautiful island where you are welcomed by the village Chief. You become friends with the locals and…

/ June 25, 2021

We are the only tourists in Fiji. [Ep60]

We’re the ONLY ones. A collection of perhaps 20 boats and, thankfully, 6 with kids. In this episode we gather at the famous Blue Lagoon (the G-Rated version!) and break…

/ June 15, 2021

Castaways, Manta Rays, Birthdays & Mohawks?! [Ep59]

Imagine watching the movie “Castaway” for the first time anchored comfortably off the beach where it was filmed. How cool would that be?! We finally leave Musket Cove and start…

/ June 8, 2021

Welcome to Fiji (where is everybody?) [Ep58]

We finish our quarantine and enter Fiji, but are surprised at what we find. As one of just a few tourists in the island group, we find the resorts are…

/ June 1, 2021

Making a “Break” for it! 1,300nm passage to Fiji. [Ep57]

More things break on our trip from NZ to Fiji. Why does this keep happening to us!? And why does it happen so often at night!? We finally get approval…

/ May 25, 2021