Eating local, healthy home cooking on Grayhound.

Freya is a busy mum and is always cooking for her family aboard. We offer our customers good home cooked food using as much locally sourced produce where ever we are. We like to eat healthily with lots of salads, soups, stews and pasta. This Caribbean seasons favourites have been stewed chicken with pumpkin and ginger, rum bananas, goat and chick pea curry. Avocado salads, quiches, home made pizzas, plantain curry, pork and eggplant slow cooked. Freya also loves to cook big bowls of seafood pasta with fresh Tuna. We have been eating Freya’s home made ginger and banana cakes daily. What makes Grayhound a little different is that she is a home and people feel that and love her for it...

Guest blog written by Joe & Sue Graham

Having witnessed Grayhound take shape from trees arriving by lorry at our boatyard, it was with excited anticipation that Sue and I flew to Grenada to join her for a Caribbean cruise through the Grenadines to St Lucia.Marcus and Freya run the boat with 2 year old Malachi adding entertainment. After a relaxed but thorough briefing we are straight into hauling ropes and winding up the anchor.On day one I am seriously worried as to whether I will cope. After a spell on the windlass my lungs are aching and a pain in my left chest makes me wonder if I am suffering a heart attack. Freya is unsympathetic telling me cardiac exercise will do me good. However, less than two weeks later I work so hard on the windlass that Marcus opposite laughs that he’s not doing anything. Then we run aft to the tackles and the mighty main yard seemingly flies into the air. The feeling of fitness and achievement is immense.We have a short sail to start with to learn the ropes and then an anchorage where friends of the vessel immediately appear and there is diving and swimming before pizza’s ashore.The next morning we are off on an overnight romp to We have good sailing through the day and gradually beat up towards the island. The lugger rig does not point high but we regularly make 8 knots.As the night closes in we start watches and Sue and I enjoy a spectacular scene, powering along through the darkness, the seas surging out to leeward, dry decks, steering with the tiller lines, gradually picking up the...
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