December 22, 2012

Meet the crew : ANDY

We had the absolute pleasure of having Andy onboard over the past few days on a trip to Martinique. In keeping with the rest of this blog, we decided that all crew, should go through the Indulgence interrogation interview. So here is all you need to know about Andy…. WHAT IS YOUR FULL NAME? Andrew […]

December 18, 2012

Video highlights of our ARC passage

I’ve been itching to get my grip on the video facilities of my new camera, a Nikon D600, which I got my hands on the day before I left on this trip. I really want to experiment and push myself more in this field. This was shot over the course of the trip. The guys […]

December 16, 2012

Have a listen to Aidan, Denis and I chatting about Indulgence and our trip across

listen to ‘Chatting with Aidan Heffernan and Denis Nagle about yacht Indulgence and sailing across the Atlantic as part of the ARC rally 2012’ on Audioboo We are sitting ashore now, safe and sound after our arrival in Rodney Bay. As I found out late last night, our last blog never managed to post properly, […]

December 14, 2012

Mission accomplished. Arrival into St Lucia

Friday, 14th December 2012 Current Position : Rodney Bay Marina, St Lucia, Windward islands, Caribbean A few miles west of Saint Lucia, dawn breaks and John and Denis are sitting on deck with the islands of Saint Lucia in the background. What a scene! It’s already been an interesting night and we gave it our […]

December 11, 2012

Email blackout and the homestretch….

Tuesday 11th December Current Position: N 15o 26′.155 W 52o 08′.286 Current Speed : 6.5 knots Distance to finish at Saint Lucia : 511 nm * * * * * Email blackout and the homestretch…. No matter how hard we tried over the past days, we simply could not get the connection between the sat […]

December 8, 2012

Singing in the rain

Saturday 8th December Current Position: N 17o 30′.573 W 44o 12′.916 Current Speed : 7 knots Distance to finish at Saint Lucia : 983 nm * * * * * It began as a promising morning, with bright blue skies and a salt water shower to start the day. So far, I’ve been smothering myself […]

December 7, 2012

The good, the bad and the ugly.

Friday 7th December Current Position: N 17o 51′.516 W 40o 49′.509 Current Speed : 6 knots (motoring) Distance to finish at Saint Lucia : 1177 nm * * * * * The good, the bad and the ugly. So much for our predicated light airs and calm seas last night. Shortly after our last blog […]

December 6, 2012

‘Aslyum Indulgence’ or ‘When good crew go bad’

Thursday 6th December Current Position: N 18o 05′.833 W 38o 40″.129 Current Speed : 7.3 knots Distance to finish at Saint Lucia : 1301 nm * * * * * ‘Aslyum Indulgence’ or ‘When good crew go bad’ The blog has become topic of the day, especially since we are completely ignorant of what is […]

December 5, 2012

Kites and Eggs

Wednesday 5th December Current Position: N 18o 59′.816 W 35o 37″.020 Current Speed : 7.6 knots Distance to finish at Saint Lucia : 1480 nm * * * * * Kite and Eggs Denis expressed a craving for a boiled egg this morning. Luckily enough we did manage to stock up on fresh eggs at […]

December 4, 2012

Please help us pick the best shirt onboard Indulgence

Hi All, Asking for your help in judging the best shirt onboard Indulgence this afternoon. Unfortuntly, i cannot post pictures directly to this blog, and so have posted the picture on the ARC world cruising club blog. Please have a look and tell us should John wearing a beer stained green number, Aidan in an […]

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