Pacific Ocean

Answer the call of the fabled South Seas and explore the exotic allure that has long drawn the hearts and minds of sailors and voyagers across the world.


All the articles, inspiration and information you need to research the Great Southern Route and plan an unforgettable journey.

Heading South

As bold as our journeys may seem to us, they have been undertaken before, and we can learn and...

  • 16 September 2021

Fuelling in the South Pacific

After five successful crossings of the South Pacific, one with a 60-foot game boat in convoy, John...

  • 16 April 2021

Sea change

While COVID-19 has seen a global pause on just about everything, surprisingly, it has barely...

  • 6 April 2021

Cruising with a conscience

Whether supplying disaster relief in times of crisis, making culturally sensitive donations or...

  • 1 April 2021

Golden age

Growing numbers of yacht enthusiasts are departing the crowded anchorages of the Mediterranean and...

  • 5 August 2020

Seasonal weather

Picking out destinations to visit in the Pacific Ocean or the Indian Ocean is relatively easy,...

  • 22 July 2020

Sacred ground

The Asmat Hill Tribe, an ethnic group residing in the Papua province of Indonesia, inhabit a...

  • 21 July 2020