Category Archives: Odd Godfrey

Reposts from friends sailing around the world in a 30-foot boat.

Nothing Is Happening Here — OddGodfrey: The Oddly Compelling Story of a Sailing Circumnavigation of the World

I moved back aboard! (Those flesh demons harassing the cat while she tries to nap on the dodger are my fingers, present and accounted for aboard Sonrisa.) I spend my days doing a lot of Physical Therapy and Yoga, but I’m getting stronger every day. I’ll be back in full fighting shape, soon, I think

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The Future Angora Rabbit Farmer and His Magical Mustachio — OddGodfrey: The Oddly Compelling Story of a Sailing Circumnavigation of the World

With our five year anniversary of castoff expiring, we find ourselves caught in Covid Lockdown with nothing for Andrew to do but sculpt his most magical mustachio ever and dream of the day he might become an angora rabbit farmer. Join us for Andrew’s Birthday update.

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Adjusting to a New Normal — OddGodfrey: The Oddly Compelling Story of a Sailing Circumnavigation of the World

We, of all people, cannot complain. Between the isolation of the Maldives, the remote islands of Chagos, and the Seychelles’ careful policies about quarantine and travel, we spent all of 2020 enjoying the luxury of Covid-Free zones. Certainly, our travels have been curtailed by closed borders and

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Another Reluctant Shrimp on The Barbie — OddGodfrey: The Oddly Compelling Story of a Sailing Circumnavigation of the World

Oddgodfrey and his team of best friends came through to make sure Christmas Celebrations were as topnotch as ever. Join us in this blog post to observe a real, live (Scottish) Australian lad in the wild “throw another shrimp on the barbie.”

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Manic Positivity From the Back Seat of a Rental Chariot — OddGodfrey: The Oddly Compelling Story of a Sailing Circumnavigation of the World

Circumnavigating aboard a sailboat seems it cannot be without detour. Mid-December, part of the Oddgodfrey crew ended up moving into a temporary land apartment and visiting the Seychelles Emergency Room after discovering her self-identity to be far too wrapped up in hopping. Join us in this post t

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The Shake Up Part Three: Sun Tzu Style Vindication, By Katherine Hepburn — OddGodfrey: The Oddly Compelling Story of a Sailing Circumnavigation of the World

Katherine Hepburn takes her revenge on poor tiny Coco De Mere for the infraction of sharing in Turkey Gibblets, only to return to Sonrisa and find life to be shaken up in another even less happy way. Leslie is gone. Where could she be?

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The Shakeup, Part Two: An Unwelcome Visitor, By Katherine Hepburn — OddGodfrey: The Oddly Compelling Story of a Sailing Circumnavigation of the World

Join us in this blog post as Thanksgiving is celebrated aboard the Three Boat Raft of S/V Sonrisa, S/V Steel Sapphire, and S/V Erie Spirit and Katherine Hepburn’s paw is forced to mischief as her territory is breached by a tiny, orange and white cat named Coco De Mere.

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The Shakeup, By Katherine “Kitty” Hepburn — OddGodfrey: The Oddly Compelling Story of a Sailing Circumnavigation of the World

The routines of life onboard S/V Sonrisa have experienced a shakeup recently, and the ship’s cat, Katherine Hepburn, is the least approving of these changes. In the next series of posts, she will fill you in on more than one area of tumult – probably in a bid for some sympathy if she is going to be

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I Think We Might Be Late — OddGodfrey: The Oddly Compelling Story of a Sailing Circumnavigation of the World

The Oddgodfreys enjoy beautiful Seychelles hiking and cruising while we watch other fellow sailors make their way South through the Mozambique Channel to be denied visas upon arrival in South Africa. Back problems start to arise, and we start to think our five year journey may be delayed, yet again

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La Digue Adventure Tour With Portabote Grin I. Oddgodfrey — OddGodfrey: The Oddly Compelling Story of a Sailing Circumnavigation of the World

After being stuck in port for several weeks, Adventure Grin the Portabote is ready for some action. He escorts Sonrisa’s crew through bommie infested reef and open ocean to arrive on one of the most famous beaches in the world: Anse Source D’Argent, La Digue, the Seychelles.

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