“If you can’t figure out your purpose, figure out your passion.
For your passion will lead you right into your purpose.”
Bishop T.D. Jakes
The nature of our ministry means we get to anchor our boat all over the South Pacific. Depending on the weather conditions, sometimes the anchorages are a bit rough and you get a noisy sea swell slapping on the side of the boat. If we anchor close to a town wall or marina, you can often hear music coming from a local restaurant
Ask any sailor and they’ll tell you that changing weather conditions are a big headache, especially on a long passage. Most skippers embarking on a journey will research various forecasts and cross-match the information to get an accurate picture of what lays ahead.
Whenever we’re about to head out from a bay, Rob and I have specific jobs. He gets the sail cover off, hoists the dinghy and sets all the lines in all the right places. I make sure that everything inside is safely stowed and all the hatches are closed. When it comes to lifting the anchor, Rob sits on the helm and I set the anchor winch in motion from the bow.
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