DREAMCATCHER - Asian Cruising

25 March 2020 | Thailand
17 March 2018 | Malaysia Thailand
24 March 2017 | Royal Langkawi Yacht Club
24 March 2017 | Kata Beach early 0730, before the onslaught!
21 May 2016
30 March 2016 | Boat Lagoon Marina, Phuket Thailand
13 February 2016 | Boat Lagoon, Phuket, Thailand
03 December 2015
10 June 2015 | Straits Quay Marina, Penang
31 August 2014 | MALAYSIA – PULAU (ISLAND OF) TIOMAN AND REDANG
22 February 2014 | Asia
25 October 2013 | Redang Island
25 October 2013 | Singapore
16 June 2013 | Singapore: Keppel Bay Marina
27 May 2013 | Singapore
07 January 2013 | Rockingham, Western Australia
27 November 2012 | Malacca Straits, November 2012
25 October 2012 | Phuket, Thailand
17 September 2012 | Malaysia - East Coast
29 May 2012 | The Malacca Straits

Raja Muda on the Rascal

27 November 2012 | Malacca Straits, November 2012
Well, we did it again : not only the Raja Muda regatta, but a first placing in our division of 8 competitors!

We had a repeat invitation from our friends on Rascal (Hallberg Rassy 54) to join them from Singapore to Langkawi - a 420 mile passage of which the last half constitutes the 6-race regatta known as the (23rd) Raja Muda. GT's birthday was spent on the first day of passage, celebrated with a bottle of champagne, followed immediately by a huge Malacca Straits storm! Another mega lightning storm followed pre-dawn the next morning so we were relieved to pull in to Port Klang for a 2 night rest stop before the racing started. Of the three passage races (starting at noon and lasting around 24 hours) we won two and forfeited one as we needed to start our engine to address some batten breakages in the main sail. The harbour races were the hardest - whilst only 15-20 miles, there's a myriad of tacking, jibing and kite sets & drops to deal with the fluky winds and strong currents: with one crew member short, we were all aches and pains at the conclusion of the races .... but all aches were eased with the copious amounts of alcohol and the winning of the trophies for the events, most of which are shown in the photo, along with Rascal's mascots, the Teddies!
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Vessel Name: DREAMCATCHER
Vessel Make/Model: CAL 3-46 Ketch
Hailing Port: Singapore
Crew: Henry Mellegers & Glenys Taylor
About: A collective sailing experience of over 100 years across the USA, Australia, South Pacific and now SE Asia....we love cruising in Asia............
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After sailing Dreamcatcher from San Francisco, through Mexico and across the South Pacific to Australia, and then to Singapore for 8 years, we will base her in Malaysia and Thailand to cruise the Malacca Straits and Andaman Sea. In April 2015, we moved the boat from Singapore to Penang to have [...]
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