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The Beginning....

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Well there is no better time to start a blog than the present. Although Coastal Vintage has yet to open, it will do so very soon. In the meantime, it's time to pack up from the city and make a sea change. A change that I have been dreaming of for a long time.

From this.....
.......to this! 
But let me get back to how Coastal Vintage came about.....
Five-years ago I resigned from a decade of working on board private yachts sailing all around the world. I lived an extraordinary life cooking on board yachts owned by some fabulous people and some not, but that's another story! It was exciting sailing to places I had dreamed of and some I never knew existed.

In the galley

Sailing off the coast of Portugal.

Sailing off Malta during a sailing race.

Racing off Sardinia, Italy

Near Cape Horn
My favourite part of working on board yachts was shopping in local markets whenever we docked. Exotic ports in countries such as France, Italy, Spain, Norway, Finland, Sweden, Russia, Caribbean Islan…