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Trip: The French Riviera

There are [35] stories from my trip: The French Riviera


The boss has gone

FRANCE | Monday, 19 Jul 2010 | Views [338]

Well after a couple of long hard days with very little sleep, the owner has left the boat for now. Ive heard he will be back in a week or so, but noone is certain. Last few days have been up at 5 or 6am starting with a quick wash down and shammy of the ... Read more >


Photos: Season starter - Sardinia

FRANCE | Friday, 16 Jul 2010 | Photo Gallery


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Sardinia

FRANCE | Friday, 16 Jul 2010 | Views [237]

We arrived in Sardinia the 14th after a 12 or so hour trip. The trip from France was all good and got to have a watch duty. The stuff from the Superyacht course I did in Nelson is starting to all come back to me which is good, especially the rope handling ... Read more >


We are ready to go!

FRANCE | Tuesday, 13 Jul 2010 | Views [264]

SO the weekend was good! After the first day of work on frid we had the weekend off as we normally get when the owners arent on board. Rochelle and I decided we would go to Cannes for a night to check it out. Ended up being quite a big one and we went ... Read more >


First day, and now the weekend off

FRANCE | Saturday, 10 Jul 2010 | Views [289] | Comments [1]

Well first day was all good. Got up nice and early and started at 8am. sis a quick wash down and shammy and then mucked around for the day polishing and just doing work around the boat. Was scorching hot. We have crew tshirts we wear and shorts when ... Read more >


Im on a boat!!

FRANCE | Friday, 9 Jul 2010 | Views [389]

Well, after four days of day work this week onboard Sirona III, eating well and working hard I got a voice message today while working. Rang it back quickly and ended up geting an interview straight after work today, Rushed back to the crew house, showered, ... Read more >


Photos: Yachts and misc

FRANCE | Tuesday, 6 Jul 2010 | Photo Gallery

everyday here in Riviera
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Good start to the week!

FRANCE | Tuesday, 6 Jul 2010 | Views [263]

Monday 5th July Weekend was pretty eventful and relaxing knowing that I had a weeks work lined up! Went out in Antibes both nights, both were goo nights, busy as usual and spent the days lazing around the beach. Had a sweet bbq with a group of kiwi ... Read more >


Friday night update

FRANCE | Saturday, 3 Jul 2010 | Views [379]

Well today was quite chilled and but a good day. Got up early and hit the docks in Antibes just down the road. Handed out several cv's but no daywork from it. Seems that alot of the boat had left or were out on charters but still good getting the cv ... Read more >


too much work!

FRANCE | Thursday, 1 Jul 2010 | Views [327]

So yesterday the 29th June I had some work lined up with a captain to help clean his apartment that he owns here in antibes, and also had a call the night before for me to go back to Tugatsu for another day but had already said yes for the job with the ... Read more >


Photos: Monaco - Monte Carlo

FRANCE | Tuesday, 29 Jun 2010 | Photo Gallery


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Good day in Monaco

FRANCE | Tuesday, 29 Jun 2010 | Views [257]

So time for an update, Yesterday (sunday) was pretty unproductive as theres no real point dockwalking on sundays im told so I spent the morning pretty seedy after saturday night. doz of beer and a bottle of win comes to about 6 euros sooo was a good ... Read more >


Photos: Paris

FRANCE | Saturday, 26 Jun 2010 | Photo Gallery

two days in Paris
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Arrival in Antibes - First Day

FRANCE | Saturday, 26 Jun 2010 | Views [770]

So made it to Antibes last night after a delay in Marseille train station due to the national strike of the railway staff. Was lucky enough to fight my way onto the train as it was the only one to antibes that day. three hour trip, was all good, and ... Read more >


Paris...

FRANCE | Wednesday, 23 Jun 2010 | Views [244]

22 nd After a 23hour drag of flying with a 4 hour break in between I landed in Paris. The flight itself was awesome, was full of food the whole time, Singapore airlines feed ya well, and I regret not pocketing quite a few free toblerones. Singapore ... Read more >


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