Exploring Pulau Macan: The tropical island that thinks it’s a sailboat

We’ve anchored by lots of islands, many the epitome of everything a cruiser is searching for: remoteness, white beaches, coral reefs, coconuts and turtles. But we’ve never been on an island which reminded us so much of living on our own boatWe sailed into the deep bay next to Pulau Macan (aka ‘Tiger Island’) for […]

Sailing Jakarta: Polluted, noisy, overcrowded but absolutely brilliant

It’s polluted, noisy, over-crowded, the traffic is appalling and it’s sinking: is there anything to like about Jakarta? We think so!As much as we love anchoring in the remote and white-sand bays of south east Asia’s islands, we never pass up a chance to drop in on some of the towns which make up this […]

All new Princess yacht owners now get a lifeline

The luxury yacht manufacturer has launched Princess Lifeline to provide global medical and security assistance to all new owners The Princess Lifeline cardPlymouth-based Princess Yachts has unveiled a new lifeline service for its customers. The firm has partnered with global emergency response service MedAire to launch Princess Lifeline – a 24/7 international SOS service that […]