Communication issues

Be forewarned that this very long post is all about radios and satellite communications equipment, which some may find boring (I wish it actually was boring and straightforward, but this is a notoriously complicated field, which our experiences are proof of!). Perhaps naively, after hours and … Continue reading

Could be worse

Since we are stuck in Hong Kong, we are making the most of it. And, to be honest, we can't really complain. The weather is fantastic, not too hot and not too cold. As I write this, we are anchored in Double Haven. It was a bit of a trek to get to this secluded anchorage, but the sea is absolutely … Continue reading

Strong Monsoon signal in force

Here we are still, boat finally ready but with winds that are rocking the boat already in our very sheltered marina. The Strong Monsoon signal is in force and it doesn't look much better for the next 10 days. We were thinking of at least venturing out to Macau in the next couple of days, but found … Continue reading