Log

It’s amazing how things work out. We interrupted our passage down the east coast of Mindinao, a 260 nautical mile stretch of nasty head winds and a bleak leeshore of cliffs and rocks, to Davao when a ripping storm came in from the south. I fought three metre headseas for four hours before we could […]

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It was our second night out of Tambobo. We were under sail beneath a dark, dirty sky, when I heard a loud sigh and a splash off to starboard. I grabbed the Dolphin torch, which lived up to its name as its beam caught an actual dolphin, airborne in a great leap that brought it […]

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A solid THUNK followed by silence is never good to hear from your engine. But when you’re two hundred miles from land in the middle of an unseasonably calm Sulu Sea, with not a gust of wind to ruffle the glassy smooth ocean surface, it’s far from ideal. At least the miniscule breeze at dawn […]

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July has been an eventful month for Team Labyrinth – we visited the vibrant multi-cultural city of Kuching in Sarawak, sailed up the west coast of Borneo, explored remote river deltas, seen the effects of logging and palm oil plantations first hand – and it had a bloody end when a freak accident amputated part of […]

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JASE For the past two years Jolene and I have been sailing Labyrinth around coastal Malaysia and Thailand. It’s always comforting having land in sight, knowing the odds are good that you can duck into a nearby anchorage if a storm blows up. However, with the start of the Voyage of the Labyrinth it is […]

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I’m very happy to announce that Episode 1 of Voyage of the Labyrinth is live on YOUTUBE! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8kOgGL2WAOc This is the first in our regular half hour episodes that will follow us as we sail through SE Asia making beautiful films about ecological issues. In this episode we returned to our old cruising ground of […]

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