Episode 13. Getting a bit of curry

Hugh and Ben finally pick up their third man, Duncan, on their run from the Philippines to Thailand via Malaysia in the new aluminium Mumby catamaran Candeux. As usual, it is not without its dramas. The run from the nature reserve of Pulau Tiga to Labuan Island just off the east coast of Malaysian Borneo…

Candeux basks in a stunning sunset, anchored off the Kota Kinabalu Yacht Club.

Episode 12. Wild men at Kota Kinabalu

After yet more running repairs on Candeux, skipper Ben and first mate Hugh reckon they are ready to venture further down the west coast of Borneo. The next leg is a relatively short hop – the 40nm from Teluk Usukan to Kota Kinabalu where we plan to stop for a couple of days to obtain…