The last week in Thailand was spent working in our green, cocooned Marnie, straightened up before leaving her on the hardstand for four months. The shade cover offers 80 percent UV protection which will hopefully maintain the brightwork until our return (6 layers of Epifanes). Daily thunderstorms added to the humidity and temperatures in the upper 90's making physical exertion draining.
After a long flight to the US via China (30 hours) the jet lag is phasing out although we continue our 3am waking routine. Refreshing weather has been perfect for gardening at Lovetts Pond and the Canada geese delight us with broods of goslings on the pond. I offered my dog walking services to a neighbour in order to get a dog fix and have an adorable 5 month old golden retriever called Polar Express to eXercise at will. We have a circuit through the neighbourhood and reinforce the training program ... he will surely be top of the class.
Tigs and Walter are Currently World Cruising
Virginia Beach, USA to Auckland, New Zealand 2008
Auckland, New Zealand to Fiji, Vanuatu, New Caledonia and Manly, Australia 2009
RQYS, Manly, Moreton Bay, Australia to Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia and Phuket, Thailand 2010
Boat Lagoon Marina, Phuket - Dec 2010 - Dec 2011 interior refit/paint from top of mast to bottom of keel
2012 island hopping around Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Borneo, Indonesia. June - passage Bali-Durban via Reunion, Mauritius, Rodriguez
June 10 2013 - completed circumnavigation by arriving at Rudee Inlet, Virginia... full info