The written adventure

Follow our long adventure with the posts below. Let us know what you think by posting a comment – you can also subscribe to notifications when we publish an update.

Also check out the Brookes’ Big Boat Trip Bucket Blog to see only the posts relating to our smaller adventures we want to do while we are on our trip.

Brookes’ on holiday! 11th July 2019 - Anchored at a beach to let the girls have a play in the sand… happened upon a beach bar. Oops…decent
Biscay crossed, time for a little work….. 11th July 2019 - Before we left, I said “if I had to motor all the way across Biscay, I would be a happy
Settling into boat life 9th July 2019 - So we are all settling in and slowing down. Day 5, yesterday, saw us in port enjoying some down time
Leaving Lezardrieux 7th July 2019 - Stocked up on cheese & wine! Here is a time lapse video we shot of us leaving the harbour in
All is good aboard SV Dalliance 5th July 2019 - The girls experienced their first night sail, first sunrise at sea and first pod of Dolphins leaping around the boat.

Recent Posts

  • Time flies.

    Time flies.

    Wow it just does not stop, it does not wait to give you half a …Read more
  • The big push…

    The big push…

    We are into our last week of our trip. We have had fun in Hampton, …Read more
  • Wahoo!


    “Am I looking any different?” Liz asked enthusiastically.“Yes, you look fatter!” Helen replied. It was …Read more
  • The old and the new

    The old and the new

    The east coast of the states so far has been unforgettable. Where the giant body …Read more
  • And we’re off…

    And we’re off…

    Winning an important match? Watching your child graduate with their degree? Buying the house of …Read more