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Nurse Sharks of Compass Cay, Bahamas

Swimming with nurse sharks At Compass Cay Marina in the Exumas, Bahamas the Rolle family has turned the presence of nurse sharks into a feature of their private island. Anyone who has been to the […]

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Birdrock Lighthouse – grand design before GPS

  Beautiful Birdrock in the Bahamas. We encountered Birdrock Lighthouse on a journey through the southern Bahamas, on a cay just off Pittstown Point, Crooked Island and had the chance to visit the island just before […]

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Florida refit – five trips to recharge your batteries

FIVE FLORIDA EXCURSIONS Sometimes it is necessary during a yacht refit or yard period to take a moment and get away from the dust, noise and intensity and get back to the adventure and travel. (You know […]

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Explorer yacht refit diary – M/Y Coy Koi

Explorer yacht refit We managed the major 2015 refit of yacht Coy-Koi, a 26m (84ft) Kuipers Doggersbank 2000-built explorer yacht in Fort Lauderdale. It was an opportunity to work with artisans and industry specialists, and build our knowledge […]

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Antarctica on converted salvage tug M/Y Lone Ranger

Land of Snow and Ice. ‘Dedicated to the talented crew of M/Y Lone Ranger’ This is a collection of Antartica landscape photography I recently edited. In 2005 the 255ft converted salvage tug Lone Ranger visited Antarctica […]

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Downtown Hollywood Mural Project – Be Inspired

REINVENTION THROUGH ART. One thing I have to say is that the artists of the Downtown Hollywood Mural Project are no shrinking wallflowers and that the good people of Florida do seem to enjoy their public art. […]

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Mona Island – Take5 on a Nordhavn expedition

 The Galapagos of the Caribbean. Mysterious and ruggedly beautiful Isla de la Mona lies close to the middle of the Mona Passage just 41 miles off the west coast of  Puerto Rico and 38 miles off […]

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Marine murals of the Florida Keys

MAGNIFICENT MARINE MURALS for a Florida Keys road trip. Sometimes what you discover on land takes you by surprise. In the Keys we did not expect to be blown away by the aquatic life we discovered on the […]

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Amsterdam Canals at Night

My grandfather lived in Amsterdam. He had a day job, but at night he taught ballroom dancing. And since we never met, this is a place where I sometimes imagine myself reaching across time. To a seafarer there are […]

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