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.

Welcome to Miami! 27th May 2020 - Arrived Miami, last Monday! Oops, sorry to leave you guys on the cliffhanger of the dreaded squall from hell but
Mother Nature 15th May 2020 - 0140 on May 14th. We are not at sea, but I am awake, on anchor watch. For goodness sake! When
Quick Stop & 10,000 miles reached! 14th May 2020 - In case you are wondering why we have stopped, everything is fine, we are waiting out some bad weather that’s
A little taste of Freedom 12th May 2020 - “What are you looking at? He asked. I found it surprisingly hard to answer this question. “Nothing”, I replied. And
Deliberations 5th May 2020 - After the best part of 6 weeks of discussions, procrastinations, deliberations, some sleepless nights and lots and lots of phone

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