Man on trial for Murder flees our Anchorage by Yacht! (Sailing La Vagabonde) Ep. 71

An abandoned, creepy looking yacht called the ‘Sea Oak’ that was covered in security tape, was anchored right near La Vagabonde in Neiafu – Vava’u, Tonga. The captain of the vessel, Dean Fletcher, allegedly killed his wife onboard in July of 2016. He was placed in a Tongan jail until one night when he escaped his cell, swam out to …

Girl Stranded on a Deserted Island!

There I was, stranded on a tiny little deserted island in the archipelago of Vava’u – Tonga. However, I did do it to myself. I wanted to see what it would be like to be completely alone. I can’t remember ever being completely alone for longer than a day. EVER! That’s scary. And so were the wasps. Enjoy and tune …

We Swam with the Whales! (Sailing La Vagabonde) Ep. 69

We were so lucky to get to swim right beside a big mumma and her calf, for 3 whole dives​​.​ Vava’u – Tonga, what a place!​ We celebrate a traditional root tea ‘Kava’ ceremony, which made our conversations amongst our table a l​iiiiii​ittle deeper and more relaxed​..​. Riley claims it was just the beers. Also, meet some of our new …

We Finally Landed a Marlin! (Sailing La Vagabonde) Ep. 68

It was a bit of a battle pulling this beautiful, majestic creature onboard just out of Tonga, but we finally did it! In the whole 30,000nm miles or so we have sailed around the world in total, we have hooked a good 10 massive Marlin that have all managed to get away (and take our lures), due to the fact …