Category: The Serchthrift Project

Adventures in Steelwork

Once again, dear Reader, here appears before you a much overdue update on my progress (and yes, although you wouldn’t know on outward inspection from the shed floor, definite progress) with fitting out Serchthrift for a life on the chilly oceans of the world. I returned from sea (and I will post separately about my…

By Chris Phillips 19/06/2021 0


Having spent a busy and slightly stressful 2 months at sea in the Pelican of London, successfully navigating the seas and Covid restrictions from Madeira to the Pacific coast of Costa Rica (wherein lies an entire post in itself), I returned to Argyll in the midst of Lockdown 3 in the middle of January, so…

By Chris Phillips 19/02/2021 2

Success and progress

I passed! Yes, it was three weeks or so ago now, but I’ve been busy, so there you go. I am the proud holder of a Chief Mate (unlimited) certificate of competence, but unfortunately my application to add on the Master (3000gt) ticket has been held up by a quibble about whether or not my…

By Chris Phillips 01/11/2020 0