6th June 2015

Almost ready to go!

Hey guys! Well quite honestly if someone said that we would still be in Australia after what is going to be the start of our 7th week tomorrow, back in the UK, I would have said, “absolutely no chance”! But tomorrow is the start of our 7th week. The time has passed extremely quickly, it’s really quite scary. Both Ash and I really want to get out there now! However we are still waiting on some kit from the UK to arrive. The good news is that we are almost there with the work that needs to be carried out in order to get us back in the water. I never would have thought that the tow back could have gone so disastrously wrong! That said, at least we still have a boat and a very good one at that. We just need to get out and row it! We […]
29th May 2015

Still Keeping Busy!

I’m sure by now some of you are wondering what’s going on out here in Australia, as we have been back on land for over a week now. The James Lewis is currently undergoing a little bit of structural work to repair some damage from the tow back in. We are also waiting for some parts that are being shipped from the UK which are due to arrive early next week. Ash and I have taken the spare time over the past week to engage in community events. We were both asked to speak at the annual prize giving awards night at the Geraldton Yacht Club last weekend. Five minutes before walking out of the hotel door, Ash had a seizure and was therefore unable to attend. It did however highlight the effects of living with Epilepsy and everyone at the club was in awe of his Endeavor to row […]