Chasamba – Travels Across The Seas

More Photos of Chasamba

First some of the aft cabin;     The fridge;   Nav station; The central cabin, with the table open;   shower and toilet;   And the cockpit;        

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Chasamba Is For Sale

Yes, it’s true; we are selling Chasamba and moving back to dry land. After being here in Puerto while fixing the gear, we have decided that we are ready for the next stage of our lives, and we are flying…

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Puerto Princesa again…

It is now the start of May, and our plans to sail to Papua are still just that, plans. After breaking what turned out to be the coupling of the gear, we had a long list of problems, all to…

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Back in Bonbonon!

As we motored out of Bonbonon yesterday morning I was thinking, ” Oh, I forgot to update the blog that we are leaving!” Well, no problem, now I can kill two birds with one stone; we left, the gear broke,…

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2015 Plans

This is the general direction we plan to sail during 2015 and the start of 2016. We start out from Bonbonon, where Chasamba is waiting for us now, sail south round Mindanao, hopefully avoiding the pirates on Jolo island, then…

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I’ve been very lazy…

I have been inexcusably lazy about updating this site. Thing is, when you are far away, with hopeless internet available only once in a while it is easy to convince yourself that it isn’t important. It also takes a VERY…

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Zeke’s Yard Haulout- Photos

Yep, this is Chasamba. But no, we haven’t been at the bottom of the sea, luckily. We knew we had some rust issues, and this is why we got to Port Carmen as soon as we could, but we had…

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Port Carmen

After a short but memorable trip we are anchored opposite Zeke’s restaurant, waiting to go onto the cradle and haul out Chasamba for the first time in four years. The last time she was out of the water was in…

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Yacht Sinks at the Entrance to Bonbonon

Not us! But friends of ours, a Swiss guy living in China and his Chinese wife, plus their two small children. They arrived at the entrance to Bonbonon after dark last Tuesday in bad weather. Their engine had given them…

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Mr Grumpy Rises From the Dead!

Really I have to stop calling our engine names. Or start calling it Mr Lovely, or Ms Nice-to-Hear. After about a week of working getting all the bits fastened on and finding out which wire should go where, we finally…

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