We Bought double Trouble in December 2016 and sailed up the East Coast from Brisbbane to Cairns. We left Australia in November 2017 and crossed the Tasman to New Zealand. 


  • Farewell Australia
    Our First Bluewater crossing Blimey! It’s been a very busy and sociable 10 days at Paradise Point on Australias Gold Coast. Amongst the usual tasks of making sure DT is …
  • Southbound from Cairns
    Can’t believe we left Cairns over a month ago! We have been super shabby at posting updates here, so its time to try and play catch up…. Our NZ departure …
  • Cairns!
    We have had a great couple of weeks in Cairns, catching up with friends and doing a few boat jobs.Normally we swerve marinas. They tend to be expensive , stressful …
  • Yellowpatch Anchorage, Curtis Island
    The entrance to Yellow Patch is gained after Cape Capricorn on the northeastern side of Curtis Island. Yellowpatch is named after the dramatic ochre-coloured sand stretch. Clear blue water and …
  • Training Week
    As you may have gathered, we are both pretty new to this sailing lark. We have already completed the RYA Competent Crew course, but it was during the Brisbane winter …