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  • jon wrote a new post on the site Salty Sea Swab's Travels 1 year, 4 months ago

    The tender is your car, your primary mode of transport when living off the hook. You use it to go get groceries, to get to the beach and more.

    Choosing a good tender is therefore highly important. Having […]

  • jon wrote a new post on the site Salty Sea Swab's Travels 1 year, 5 months ago

    One of the things you need when sailing a boat, is a smaller boat to get you to and from shore. Yes, you can just take your big sailboat into a marina and pay £20-£50 a day for the privilege (ok, so the S […]

  • jon wrote a new post on the site Salty Sea Swab's Travels 1 year, 5 months ago

    The trials and tribulations of buying a 1977 Moody 39CC and moving from a desk job and into the cruising lifestyle – or “Welcome to my mid-life crisis”, as I like to say 🙂

    “One doesn’t discover new lands […]

  • jon wrote a new post on the site Salty Sea Swab's Travels 1 year, 5 months ago

    What is it that I love so much about sailing? Good question! 🙂

    Take everything you own that you can’t live without, put it and yourself into the shower turn on the cold water all the way, stay in […]

  • jon wrote a new post on the site Salty Sea Swab's Travels 1 year, 5 months ago

    One of the basic requirements to sustain human life is water. When you’re at sea, especially on long passages, drinking water becomes a valuable and scarce commodity.

    Water bladders on Pamela C

    Pamela C […]

  • jon wrote a new post on the site Salty Sea Swab's Travels 1 year, 5 months ago

    Don’t do it, just don’t. Rent one, charter one, go and sail on other people’s boats – just whatever you do, don’t buy your own boat, you’ll regret it!

    The two happiest days in a man’s life are when he buys […]

  • jon wrote a new post on the site Salty Sea Swab's Travels 1 year, 5 months ago

    So, you go out and buy a boat. Then you need to sail the damned thing!

    “Land was created to provide a place for boats to visit.”Brooks Atkinson

    I’ve been thinking about places to take Pamela C in the […]

  • jon wrote a new post on the site Salty Sea Swab's Travels 1 year, 5 months ago

    Summary of costs and expenses to date (Budget including boat acquisition was £32,000)

    Replacement Anchor and 60m anchor Chain£1,500Electrical Repairs and maintenance£500Lifejackets (6 adult, 2 ch […]

  • jon wrote a new post on the site Salty Sea Swab's Travels 1 year, 5 months ago

    Well, those that know me well know that this has pretty much been a lifelong dream to buy a boat and explore the world. As a child, I was captivated by tales of sailing and the sea, stories such as Swallows and […]

  • jon wrote a new post on the site Geneticide 1 year, 10 months ago

    )||( – Is the First International Short&Symbolic Art Film Festival (ISAFF).

    We are delighted to announce that Geneticide has been officially selected to be screened at the ISAFF in St Petersburg, […]

  • jon wrote a new post on the site Geneticide 1 year, 11 months ago

    We are delighted to announce that Geneticide has been selected to be screened at the Great Indian Film Festival in Mumbai, India in March 2021

    More information can be found at the TGIFF website where you can […]

  • jon wrote a new post on the site Geneticide 2 years, 1 month ago

    Going through my notes the other day, I found this draft recording of the pitch presentation I put together explaining the idea behind Geneticide and the budgets .. interesting viewing – especially when you […]

  • jon wrote a new post on the site Geneticide 2 years, 2 months ago

    Geneticide tells the tale of a dystopian future as mankind recovers from a global pandemic where we’re all implanted with special chips that control our medication (and our lives) … once hailed as mankind’s […]

  • jon wrote a new post on the site Geneticide 2 years, 10 months ago

    When we wrote Geneticide in early 2019, we based the idea of everyone being forced to have these implants due to some sort of global health disaster, and the need to vaccinate the population quickly “both now, a […]

  • jon wrote a new post on the site Geneticide 2 years, 11 months ago

    We are delighted to announce our “Official Selection” status at the London Independent Film Festival, to be held March 13th-22nd at the Genesis Cinema in Bethnal Green.

    More information to follow

  • jon wrote a new post on the site Geneticide 2 years, 12 months ago

    Geneticide has been selected to be a part of the 2020 International SciFi and Horror Film Festival in Phoenix, AZ. The festival dates are March 26, 2020 – April 5, 2020. 

    More information to follow

  • jon wrote a new post on the site Salty Sea Swab's Travels 3 years, 2 months ago

    A new patron-only video has gone live over at Patreon

    It’s October, and we’re in Zante for two whole weeks, exploring the island and finding some amazing dive sites.

    Nero Sport Divers of Limni Keri, Zante […]

  • jon wrote a new post on the site Geneticide 3 years, 5 months ago

    We are pleased to announce that Geneticide has been awarded “Official Selection” status at the Raindance Film Festival 2019 and will be screened on September 28th at Vue, Leicester Square as part of the 27th […]

  • jon wrote a new post on the site Salty Sea Swab's Travels 3 years, 5 months ago

    Wondered how you could help? Want to buy me a beer but I’m not in town? Hop along to Patreon and make a pledge!

    You could be entered into a draw to join me on my travels, crew on the yacht and share the […]

  • jon wrote a new post on the site Salty Sea Swab's Travels 3 years, 5 months ago

    Getting set up and ready for my travels around the globe. First stop Zante, then Lanzarote, then Gibraltar, Spain, Africa and who knows where next!

    Follow my journey on Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and […]

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