“Wherever we want to go, we go. That’s what a ship is, you know. It’s not just a keel and a hull and sails; that’s what a ship needs. Not what a ship is. What the Black Pearl really is, is freedom.” -Jack Sparrow in The Pirates of the Caribben

Artemis in 1993 being sailed by Mr John Hodges (photo: Martin Turtle)

And our boat – our piece of freedom – is the Rustler 36 Artemis of Lleyn with the hull number 56. We have written a short post about buying her and a little about her history.

Over the winter of 17-18 she was at Ardfern having those jobs done that were identified by the surveyor. Since April ’18 she is our home.

Artemis is now over 25 years old so, since leaving Scotland, we have needed to carry out numerous repairs and installed much new equipment.