January 18, 2015

2015 and back on the water…. in New Zealand!

Great times back in NZ, sailing on Star of the West for the last week. A little trip from Tauranga to Auckland around the Coromandel Peninsula.    

January 29, 2013

The mother of all storms….

I do love a good storm and after 7o days of swanning, sailing and sunning around the Caribbean, I finally arrived back to Cork yesterday evening. With a bump of course. Flooding, snow and all that racket has become the norm in Ireland over the past few weeks and my tan is already fading rapidly […]

January 8, 2013

Tobago Cays – the best place inthe world to see the stars?

They say the Tabago Cays is one of the best places in the world to see the stars. Besides looking at the infinite constellations in the night sky I didn’t recognise anyone in the super yachts that surrounded Indulgence. This haven of islets is a marine heritage site, and between the horseshoe reef and the […]

January 7, 2013

From Union Island to Union Hall. The local lingo explained

I was in a bar recently and the lady behind the counter asked me if I had grown up on the islands because of my local accent?. I laughed out loud. Seriously, like, just because I’m from Cork!. And while it is true that there are lots of similarities in the way we speak, there […]

January 5, 2013

Bequia, it’s so nice, you do it twice!

“Aye-ree, Welcome to Bequia. It’s so nice you do it twice.” This was our first greeting to the Caribbean island from a local fruit seller.  “Dis is paradise man, and I am de president.” Funny, because I vaguely remembered a picture of me and that same guy from a few years back when I first […]

January 4, 2013

Meet the Indulgence Crew : ROBERT

Over the past three weeks, it was great fun having Rob, Jill and Kate onboard with us. They are all leaving today to head back home to work. What a great time we all had over the past few weeks. In keeping with the grander scheme of things, we had to include Rob in the […]

January 4, 2013

Meet the Indulgence crew : KATE

WHAT IS YOUR FULL NAME? Kate Elizabeth Forde WHERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE? Not that I am aware of. I was born around around Christmas so they wanted to call me Holly originally, but Im glad they went with Kate, it’s not a bad name. WHERE WERE YOU BORN? In Cork, actually not sure what […]

December 29, 2012

Indulgence Christmas Special, bumper blog edition.

Far too much excitement over the past few weeks has restrained our blogging and the complaints department at Induglence central has been in overdrive. So, we are pleased to bring you the Indulgence bumper Christmas edition blog! All other blogs will be back to four paragraphs after this I promise! At this stage of the […]

December 23, 2012

Christmas greetings from all the Indulgence crew (video)

  It’s hard to put into words what it’s like to celebrate Christmas in the sunshine, so we’ve put together a video greeting for you all. Thinking of you all at this special time of year Joleen, John, Aidan, Denis & Jill xxx

December 22, 2012

Meet the crew : JILL

WHAT IS YOUR FULL NAME? Jill Sarah Naomi Heffernan WHERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE? Sarah is my grandmother’s name. Mum just liked the name Jill. I wish there was a story with it. Do you know dad was going to call his first boat Jill? But Mum stopped him and said they Robert would be […]

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