Newsletters

Update from Madeira

Having received many of your emails asking for information and also acknowledging to us that you are following our progress on the tracker. It has been a period of much excitement, tension and rejoicing since leaving Falmouth. As many of you know our crossing of the Western Approaches (to the English Channel) proved to be…

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We arrived in Madeira!

Living Water has arrived in Madeira!After a slow passage from Spain, the crew are finally in warmer weather and an area of fairer winds! After stopping for a night at anchor off Porto Santo to delay their arrival in Madeira till daylight, Living Water has just arrived in the marina, ready for the crew to…

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Bound for Madeira

After a few days rest and recuperation in Bayona and a turkey dinner, Living Water has just cast off again bound for Madeira, 600 miles to the SSW. There is no wind today, but they are expecting some to arrive when they get level with Lisbon. Spirits are high on board, and when I spoke…

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The Bay of Biscay ticked off.

This newsletter is what Rose Yareki experienced on this leg of the journey. We left Brest with force 6 winds heading towards Madeira. We had a deep reef in both main sail and foresail. The swell was about 3-4 meters high with winds on our beam. I really enjoyed helming in this weather it was…

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Well, that was fun!

We sailed of hoping to get to Madera from Falmouth. Plans don’t always work out. As we were sailing out of the bay we decided, as usual, to put out the genoi. As we were letting her out the furling line on the roller furler snapped! Causing the genoa to come all the way out…

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Via Satellite from Living Water

The Schooner Living Water is in Falmouth preparing to depart for Madeira! https://t.co/iVM3LOdE44

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The journey begins…

On behalf all of us on Living Water, we will like to give our heartfelt thanks to, the Family Herman, Keith, and Pat, the Family Bamber, Julia, to each of the Stubbings bros; Si, Andy, and Dave. Viv, Simon and all of the True Vine Church who was such a blessing to us. The Island…

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Leaving is in sight!

God has been so good to us. He blessed us with a warm meal at Pat and Keith’s house. Jesus has really blessed their lives. it was wonderful listening to all their stories. We are very happy to say that we are nearly ready to leave! We have the shake down sail on Wednesday 24th…

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The First mate has arrived.

The first mate finally arrived from South Africa which is great news. He arrived on the Island on Wednesday last week and the first thing he did was dinghy sailing with the crew. They did basic sailing skills and capsizing drills. On Friday we were very blessed. We went to Viv Collins house for a…

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