About Arroobba

Some say, we're living the dream. We say we're simply living. Do you experience "Hump Day"? Thinking about jumping ship? Ever sailed before? Well, I used to have a hump day, I did think about changing and I had never sailed before. Making the change isn't as hard as you think. It's all about perspective and prioritisation. You'll find or invent a million reasons for not following a dream. When the most important one FOR following your dreams is "because you want to". It really is a case of less talk, more action. The transition really isn't as difficult as you would think.

(In) Competent Crew. How we (hopefully) became more competent – Part Two

2018-04-23T21:27:40+00:00 May 4th, 2017|Life Afloat|

It's now been a couple of weeks since part one of our Competent Crew own boat tuition. Which, consisted of 3 very full days going through the RYA syllabus as well as a great deal of boat handling. You can read about it HERE . Doing it this way allowed us to tailor make a [...]

(In) Competent Crew. How we (hopefully) became more competent – Part One

2018-04-23T21:28:31+00:00 April 28th, 2017|Life Afloat|

Own Boat Training - Starting Somewhere. Tied up alongside. Putting the days learning into practice. What better way to improve your confidence than to undertake some own boat training. We started with Competent Crew, inviting another couple to experience it with us. The thing about owning a boat is that for the uninitiated [...]