Seacrets: Life As A Seafarer

I have spent a considerable portion of my life with the ocean; whether that is staring at it, smelling it, swimming in it or sailing on it I have gone through life surrounded one way or another by a large body of water. When I was younger I would make sandcastles for hours, a fixed…

Waking Up From My Sea Coma

It feels like I’ve been in a coma; waking up from a very strange, very real dream- life on the boat feels like a story from a book I’ve just finished. My days were like dust, quiet, still, settled and waiting for a gust of wind to pick them up and transport them somewhere new….

Whale, Whale, Whale, What Do We Have Here?

My days just seem to be melting away one by one, much like the icebergs we are quickly leaving behind. We are now heading back to The Falklands where we will be stopping for only two or three days to pick up some different scientific researchers before setting sail for Tristan Da Cunha. Our time…