Follow our cruising blog aboard our Selene 60 yacht – MV Destiny – as we build a very customised trawler at the shipyard in China. We have to deal with the Covid-19 crisis mid-build and readjust all our plans! We then plan to travel the world starting from Hong Kong once delivery takes place.

Boat Testing on Sea Trial

Boat Delays and Quarantine

Destiny STILL not delivered Almost a year ago to the day, I wrote a blog with an update on our boat. At that time, we had no idea how long we …
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Ed in Hong Kong Lockdown

Building a Boat in Lockdown

Here we are in April 2021 and it still seems we are no closer to getting together again and taking delivery of Destiny from the boat yard. Building a …
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Design and Planning

Selene Factory Visit Number #2

The time arrives for our next quarterly factory visit to Selene in China.  This is always an exciting time when we will get to see and feel the boat in …
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Deck Join

Deck Join is a Key Milestone

September 2018 sees Destiny start to look like a real boat! The deck finishes cooking in its mould and towards the end of the month everything is ready to …
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Hull Release

Our Selene 60 Trawler is Born!

The day has finally come when we get to see our new Selene 60 trawler for the first time. We’re excited to be able to witness the release of …
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Lying the Hull

Laying the Hull of Selene 6043

As soon as the deposit was paid, Jet Tern started the build process of our new Selene straight away.  They prepared the mould for the classic Selene 60 Trawler and …
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Dreams Come True Our Journey

Our Selene Journey Begins

Our Selene journey began in May 2018 when we suddenly realised we had finally saved enough money to bring our dream to life.  I have spent most of those 10 …
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