The Jackson Four on Tour

Operation 'sell Pegasus of Jersey' begins""

22 July 2013 | Moffat, Scotland
29 March 2013 | Penang
27 March 2013 | Mooloolaba and Penang
22 February 2013 | Mooloolaba
05 February 2013 | Mooloolaba
30 January 2013 | Mooloolaba
11 January 2013 | Brisbane River
27 December 2012
26 December 2012 | Brisbane/Godl Coast
16 December 2012 | Brisbane, Australia
06 December 2012
04 December 2012
01 December 2012
01 December 2012 | Townsville
27 November 2012
26 November 2012
23 November 2012 | Cairns, Australia
15 November 2012 | Vlasoff Reef

Not such a lucky lure

13 June 2011
12 June 2011
Never a dull day at sea! Will start with reporting that thankfully, due to me using an imaginative way of re-introducing the times tables, we actually had fun during school today. We had the usual moans about diary, but I'd miss that if it weren't there (!) Having started at 7.30am, we had finished by 10.30am, so got the kids doing the dishes and then all enjoyed playing board games together in the afternoon. At 4.30pm, Mia asked if she could put out the fishing lure. At which point she managed to hook herself onto the lure. Now I'm not talking about a little scratch here. No, she had actually got the hook well and truly embedded in her hand, with the barb nowhere to be seen. So Mark and I spend the next hour, firstly cutting the rest of the lure off the hook, so we only have to deal with the half inch of metal that is in her hand. Now every good fisherman will know that if you get a fish hook caught in your hand, you simply push the hook through until it comes out of the skin, and then cut the barb off before pulling the rest of the hook out. Try telling that to an 8 year old. However, once again, Mia's courage and bravery blew me away as she and I "HypnoBirthed" our way through Mark pushing the hook forward through her skin, cutting the end off and then pulling it out, leaving two tiny puncture marks. In fact, Mia probably made more fuss about having the alcohol put on the wound at the end than the whole of the rest of the 'operation.' Now, 3 hours later, she reports it doesn't hurt at all, however we have started her on antibiotics just in case. Let it be said, my daughter is made of sterner stuff than me, who had to have a little cry in the cabin after, whilst finding the sweeties to placate all. And, now, everyone is asleep except me. We are under sail alone, not necessarily in the ideal direction, but it's nice to have the engines off, albeit at a slightly sedate rate of 4 knots. After the excitement of today, I am happy to take thing slowly for a wee while. Can I stress, that Mia is fine and was bouncing around the boat less than three hours later. Once again, Mia is fine! POsition: 04.50.83N 79.29.76W
Vessel Name: Pegasus of Jersey
Vessel Make/Model: Nautitech 395 Catamaran
Hailing Port: Lefkas, Greece
Crew: Mark, Catherine, Mia and Lachlan
Having met whilst sailing on Bob's boat, there always was a vague plan that we would at some stage sell the house, buy a boat and sail round the world. Unfortunately, we didn't have a house. That was 9 years ago. [...]
Gallery Error: Unknown Album [1:]:11506
Pegasus of Jersey's Photos -

Jackson Four on Tour

Who: Mark, Catherine, Mia and Lachlan
Port: Lefkas, Greece