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
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

A long time coming

27 May 2013 | Singapore
January 9th. That was the day we were supposed to depart our slip at Keppel Bay Marina for our annual pilgrimage up the Malacca Straits to Langkawi and Phuket. Friend on board. $1,000 worth of provisions on board. Ready to slip the docklines. Catastrophic engine failure. It took us a week to come to terms with it, a month to do the research on the best option, interruptions for month long trips to the USA and Australia for elderly mum emergencies, Chinese New Year, a major screw up by the Perkins engine dealer. A "come to Jesus" meeting with same and the Vice President of Perkins Asia Pacific. Agreement. Work, and finally, with the help of our excellent mechanic, Jeff, we were able to return our engine to its rightful place today, 4.5 months after it was lifted out. Essentially a heart transplant! Now to knit it all back together again and start sea trials by end of May. We need to put 50 hours on the donk before taking her out of Singapore, then plan to do a short trip to Tioman, on Malaysia's east coast, late June. Yeeeaaaa !!
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............
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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