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Returning back to UK

By Andy Hilton | May 1, 2017

Tom, Josh and Andy have been joined by Brian Eagle who is helping to bring Into The Blue back to Ipswich. After Gina, Laura, Katherine and Derv flew home on 11th April the smaller crew provisioned up and we left… read more

Arriving in St Lucia

By Andy Hilton | April 10, 2017

A very exciting sail into St Lucia and a great relief to be back where we started with all 7 of us on board, 15 months ago, all very happy and still friends!!

Grenada chocolate

By Andy Hilton | April 10, 2017

In the Grenada chocolate factory, inspecting the cocoa pods.

In the Caribbean

By Andy Hilton | April 10, 2017

Several thousands of miles later we arrived in the Caribbean on the Island of Grenada.

Across the South Atlantic Ocean to Brazil

By Andy Hilton | February 12, 2017

Over 3,600 nautical miles from Cape Town to Salvador in Brazil with a short stay midway on ‘English Territory’ in St Helena.  Strong wind, no wind, large swell, no swell, hundreds of dolphins then nothing seen for days.  Loads of… read more

Christmas and New Year in Cape Town

By Andy Hilton | January 7, 2017

We’ve enjoyed a great time here in Cape Town and saw the New Year in with a party on the pontoon with all the other yachts and fireworks at the Waterfront.  A spectacular  setting with Table Mountain on our doorstep…. read more

Cape Town South Africa

By Andy Hilton | December 28, 2016

An exhilarating final passage down the east coast of South Africa took us to the most southerly point of our whole voyage at almost 35 degrees latitude just off Cape Agulhas.   The winds coming up from the south pole… read more

South Africa

By Andy Hilton | December 3, 2016

A long passage from Reunion to Richards Bay Zulu Land, South Africa.  Pushed ourselves hard to arrive before forecast of bad weather so were relieved to finally make land and moor up at the Yacht Club where we were welcomed… read more

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