What a frustration, we can hardly believe it. The day before yesterday we have received the information that the finance minister stated that the country already lost RM 63 Billion due to the lockdown measures here in Malaysia and an additional month would cost up to RM 100 billion. The measures will be gradually eased from May 4th, shops and restaurants opening.Continue reading Frustration and Yacht stranding during the never ending Lockdown
On Saturday morning a heavy low is just passing New Zealand, the last thunderstorms go over us in the morning hours, and we have just cleared out of New Zealand.
“Awesome start” we think, both a bit insecure with a strange feeling in the knees and in the stomach and a slight headache in addition. Continue reading From New Zealand to Fiji via Minerva
Panama Channel Test Passage with the Rusalka of the Seas
“What, on Wednesday already? We will never make that!” I nervously shout out to Reto, when we tells me on Monday evening that we can join our Mexican friends on the Rusalka in their canal passage as line handlers. There is still so much to do before the arrival of my sister and her boy friend Markus, but somehow we make it and on Wednesday morning we sit in the bus to Colon where the Rusalka is anchored in front of the Club Nautico. Continue reading Panama – canal test passage and San Blas with Gaby and Markus