Sailing Shenemere

MotoGP- Mandalika, Lombok  The Indonesian motorcycle Grand Prix is part of the Grand Prix motorcycle racing World Championship. It was something I’d never experienced so we took the opportunity to travel to Mandalika...

Gili Air, Lombok is known as a popular tourist hotspot; mostly young party goers pre-covid. We arrived to the more traditional Gili Air as most of the hotels and bars were...

Indonesia has 18,000 Isles covering over 2 million square miles…many choices! Martin was keen to check out the famous T-Land surf break on Rote Island. Surf was off so we waited...

Breakage Was Our Constant Companion Years of “day sailing” might be equal to the amount of wear we had on all the boat’s systems during this 29 day passage We Ate...

David and Martin showed the local kids how to fly the drones We enjoyed visiting with the kids on Makogai. The kids were keen to fly the drone and showed me...

Waiheke Island in The Hauraki Gulf / Tīkapa Moana is a coastal feature of the North Island of New Zealand. It has an area of 4000 km², and lies between the...

Radio NZ interviewed us about the creation and upcoming launch of the Cookbook- Appetizers Afloat A Cookbook Fundraiser for Local Maritime Scholarships…planted as a seed turned into a full time job...

We were interviewed for “another” special Interest piece in the Newspaper…. https://www.nzherald.co.nz/northern-advocate/news/needy-northland-families-receive-hope-in-a-box/Z5WCULORHAR7LB6FBBY3PLVF6U/ Road Trip to Beachlands and then to Cambridge Martin getting to visit with the mates he grew up with...

June 9, 2020 New Zealand moved to alert level 1- and will return to “mostly” normal lives First stop after Lockdown; up to Bill and Irene’s house.  Richard and Marlene came...