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 …

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 …

OAP’s in town

Jo’s parents had decided that a visit to see us and to meet DT was long overdue. They were due to arrive on the Saturday lunchtime flight from New Zealand. …

Liveaboards at last!

Today was the day. We have been talking about this for a number of years. It may even be as many as ten. Planning to get to this day started …

Sydney to Brisbane

Well moving the boat proved to be quite an experience . We managed to manoeuvre out of the berth and then get ourselves alongside the fuel dock, whilst avoiding hitting …