The legend behind Captain Runaway, a small figurine that I got recently goes something like this. Captain Runaway (Captain Bježo) is in love with his darling Lady of Sugar (Gospa od Cukra). He sails the seas and she makes beautiful cookies waiting for him to get back. In reality, it is a story of every seafarer and his lady, a beautiful story of sharing rather than possessing when being in love.
World is full of people who, despite all odds, succeed and find happiness in life. Many of them experience difficult obstacles, but refuse to quit and live a half-life. Today’s post talks about one such person. Her name is Hilary Lister and her life story is incredible. She is a sailor who broke numerous records, despite a rare medical condition. Read more and learn that nothing is impossible.
Tara and Sasha Bouis are a US couple who live in the Caribbean. They own a pizza boat called Pizza π and make pizzas for a living. They are anchored in Christmas Cove, Great St. James Island, in the U.S. Virgin Islands, and have sailors and surfers visiting their boat to eat a pizza. It is the highest rated restaurant in the area.
On December 28, 2014, two Mexican fishermen sailed out into the Pacific Ocean to try and catch a few sharks. Unfortunately, they got caught in a heavy storm and got lost at sea. They spent 24 days trying to return to the shore. This amazing story seems more like fiction than real life. Read the post and learn about the most important skill for surviving at sea.
A happy family was returning from their sailing holiday in the Adriatic, when they were stopped by the police in Dubrovnik Airport because they did not pay one additional night in a marina. Despite the efforts of the base manager to persuade them to pay, they remained stubborn, so the base had no other option but to call the police. The point is: read your charter contracts carefully and listen to your charter agents!