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.

Flat bed 13th December 2019 - It’s 5.45am and I can’t sleep. The bed is totally flat, we finally got aircon working so it’s cool, I
Rum and ting 11th December 2019 - Arriving back in the Caribbean is a bit like coming home for Ryan and I, having spent a good 10
300 miles to a straight nights sleep! 4th December 2019 - When we moved back to Blighty in 2011, the girls couldn’t sleep. After getting through the baby years and to
Day 11 of our crossing 2nd December 2019 - Day 11 on the good ship Dalliance and we finally have a good blow behind us, surfing along at 8-10
Three days in and Three bits of news! 24th November 2019 - So, we are three days into our 2100 mile trip across the Atlantic and all is well. It always takes

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