Yacht Fathom - Setting off from England in May 2016 on a single-handed voyage somewhere a bit warmer

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The Voyage of Fathom posted 3 photos.Wednesday, September 12th, 2018 at 5:51am

It has been a nice stop at Cocos Keeling despite the scale of the plastic pollution being a real shock. A beautiful place with some of the clearest waters I've ever seen and fun times with great new cruiser friends in the anchorage. Tomorrow I...

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The Voyage of FathomMonday, September 10th, 2018 at 7:15am

I never get bored of watching dolphins jumping alongside. After being alone at sea for days and weeks on end I find a sudden visit from these intelligent, playful animals all the more special. For a few minutes at least I have some company and...

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The Voyage of Fathom posted 3 photos.Sunday, September 9th, 2018 at 6:20am

Cocos Keeling is often described as a tropical paradise and for sure it lives up to this in many ways. At a brief glance it looks just like it does in the tourist brochures. I could post a photo of Fathom anchored in beautiful turquoise...

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The Voyage of FathomThursday, September 6th, 2018 at 4:11am

Arrived at Cocos Keeling on Tuesday morning after a 17 day passage from Darwin. The same time at sea as my Atlantic Crossing. Plagued by light winds and calms for the first 1,000 miles the Indian Ocean finally woke up and I made landfall in...

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The Voyage of FathomSaturday, August 18th, 2018 at 3:16pm

Cheers Australia! After a short delay here in Darwin waiting for a new mainsail Fathom is now full of supplies and ready for sea. Tomorrow I set sail on a 2,000 nautical mile passage to Cocos Keeling. It's time to see what the Indian Ocean...

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The Voyage of FathomTuesday, August 7th, 2018 at 11:12am

The P&O Cruise ship 'Pacific Aria' passes alongside at sunset during my passage from Thursday Island to Darwin. Two of my friends were passengers onboard the ship and the Master called me on the VHF to say he had been asked to keep a lookout...

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The Voyage of FathomMonday, August 6th, 2018 at 2:56am

A bit rushed but just about caught up with the blog. A few words and photos about my time in Cairns and passage to Darwin at www.yachtfathom.co.uk

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The Voyage of FathomSaturday, August 4th, 2018 at 8:36am

Better late than never. A new blog post - Gold Coast to Cairns
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The Voyage of FathomTuesday, July 31st, 2018 at 9:40am

This is a good example of why I only sleep in 15 minute chunks when close to land. About 02.00 a few days ago in the Van Diemen Gulf I set my alarm for a quick nap with the boat on course motoring in no...

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