New Horizons

Just where has the year gone ?, in fact where has the last decade gone…today is New Years eve of 2019. Looking back on 2019 it feels like it has gone with a blink of an eye, the process of time hasn’t changed but every minute has counted and this year has seen multiple adventures […]

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Family First

In psychology, decision-making is regarded as the cognitive process resulting in the selection of a belief or a course of action among several alternative possibilities. Every decision-making process produces a final choice, which may or may not prompt action. Sometimes tough decisions need to be made, sometimes you need to make a mind over heart […]

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Respect

When I started out this blog at the beginning of this year, I could never have imagined I would be sailing 1000 nautical miles across the Atlantic, spending 8 days non stop sailing and living aboard a classic yacht. You work in shift patterns of 3 hours on and 6 hours off, 24 hours a […]

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Heading West

Post the exam high, I have reflected over the past 2 weeks, What’s the reason for getting up in the morning? Just trying to answer such a big question can be very daunting, the Japanese concept of ‘ikigai’ helps. Originating from a country with one of the world’s oldest populations, the idea is becoming popular […]

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The exam…

The Yachtmaster offshore exam is very much like taking your driving test, with both practical and theory tests that you are independently examined on. They call it the ‘ticket’ because once you have it, a whole host of opportunities opens up for you as a skipper – 3/5th of the world becomes your playground. You […]

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