Hitting the High Seas, Venezuela Bound

VENEZUELA – I am actually writing this about 100 miles off the island of Los Roques, Venezuela. We left Trinidad and overnight sailed to Grenada to pick up a part before heading towards Venezuela on a 2-3 day sail. We were very rushed. It was the day that we would leave again, set sail and be free. I can’t remember the …

First Sail of the Season!

Finally the day had come for the relaunch of La Vagabonde! Our last minute jobs were finished, scrubbing the decks, re-stocking the pantry, cleaning the mould and Grenada Marina had finished their list of jobs for us too so we were more than ready to get back in the water. Unfortunately we had some engine troubles and our planned overnight sail …

Return to La Vaga in Grenada!! Ep. 22

After 4 months in Australia, we finally got to pack up our things and jump on a flight (4 flights actually) back to the Caribbean to our baby La Vaga. It didn’t feel real, sitting on the plane and knowing we were a day away from the start of a whole new adventure. An even bigger adventure this time. Taking …

Campfires and Kangaroos!

Jimmys broken car left us stuck in a tiny little fishing town in Shark Bay – Denham (top marker). Not the worst of places to be stuck in! Speaking of stuck, I (Elayna) actually had to do most of the work on the car at the mechanic when we were fixing the air bag suspension, as the dudes that ran …

Haul out and Back to Australia!

Well, the time had come to haul La Vagabonde out of the water for the hurricane season in Grenada. We were both very emotional (maybe myself more than Riley, but then again he is pretty good at hiding his sad face when he’s trying to be a ‘man’). I cried a little bit. I actually did. Right after she was …