Time Bandit

Gone to the "Dark Side" with an Outremer 51.

08 September 2020
29 August 2020
13 August 2020
08 August 2020 | A wee cup of tea and a scone
21 July 2020
18 July 2020
07 July 2020
30 June 2020
23 June 2020
17 June 2020
12 June 2020
31 May 2020
28 May 2020
25 May 2020
14 May 2020
04 May 2020
28 April 2020 | Virtual Sailing
22 April 2020 | Virtual Sailing

About a Boy

06 April 2020
Stuart Letton
Did anyone catch this movie starring Hugh Grant? Dear Hugh was a confirmed bachelor, come playboy, in his early thirties unemployed, by choice, living in a well appointed loft in central London, financing his life of idleness from the royalties of his late father's globally successful Christmas song.

Being permanently unemployed,
one of the challenges Hugh faced daily was how to spend his time. Fortunately, some years earlier he'd developed a strategy to while away his day and fend off boredom. High divided his day into "units of time".

- Showering. One unit.
- Breakfast. One unit.
- Internet research. Two units.

And so on.

Following his lead, we've laid out our days in a similar fashion. Breakfast. One unit. Morning exercise. One unit; etc......

However, unlike Hugh, we're confined to the boat and the hotel grounds. Nonetheless, we seem to be able to fill our days.

- Morning exercise with Ian and Suzie - 2 units ( Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/213402376554845/?ref=share )
- Revising and updating "To-Do" list. 1 unit.
- Polishing what you vaguely remember polishing two days ago. 2 units.
- Decent paced walk around the resort. 2 units.
- Adjusting bow and stern lines to ease stepping aboard. 0.5 units.
- Sorting my ten year collection of boat cards into alphabetical order. 1 unit.
- Evening exercise with Ian and Suzie. 2 units.

And on it goes until you go completely and utterly round the twist. Ironically, with all this exercise, there's more chance of me snuffing it from a heart attack than from the old virus.

Best of luck readers!
Vessel Name: Time Bandit
Vessel Make/Model: Outremer 51
Hailing Port: Largs, Scotland
Crew: Anne and Stuart Letton
About: ex dinghy and keelboat racers now tooled up with a super sleek cat and still cruising around aimlessly, destination Nirvana...
Extra: 2020 Malaysia, Thailand then.... we’ll, it’s pick an ocean time. Pacific, Indian or stay put. No idea right now. Tune in and find out. Thanks for reading
Home Page: http://www.sailblogs.com/member/timebandit/profile
Time Bandit's Photos - Main
Our escape the the wild mountain thyme
21 Photos
Created 23 June 2020
21 Photos
Created 2 October 2019
18 Photos
Created 6 September 2019
16 Photos
Created 1 September 2019
Some pics from Debut and the Kei Islands
24 Photos
Created 30 July 2019
From the north of Australia to Debut Indonesia
8 Photos
Created 23 July 2019
No Photos
Created 19 October 2018
1 Photo
Created 20 October 2017
7 Photos
Created 23 June 2017
An interesting perspective on evolution in the Galapagos.
23 Photos
Created 7 March 2016
18 Photos
Created 30 September 2014
Mediterranean Spain to the Arctic Circle
67 Photos
Created 12 August 2013
Scraping and sanding hull back to gel coat for epoxy and Coppercoat treatments.
6 Photos
Created 3 February 2013