Off most of the Queensland Coast there is an underwater plain, at a depth of 20-50mt, running out 30-50miles, then it gets to the continental shelf, where the depth suddenly falls to over 1,000mts. On this Continue Reading
The Crew

Kate

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My Precious Eldest Daughter (PED for short), came sailing with me for 12 days in mid October 2016. We shared a dream that I had had for decades, of sailing my own boat into Watson’s Bay on Lizard Island, and Continue Reading
The Crew

Phoebe

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My youngest daughter Phoebe managed to find 5 days to fly to Cairns and spend some time with her dad. Luckily the weather was perfect  for anchoring on the coral cays off Cairns. We did the walk to the summit of Continue Reading
The Crew

Giuseppe and Ira

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Giuseppe (Italian) and Ira (German), joined me for a 10 day sail from Townsville to Cairns in mid September 2016. We all had a great time They fished They cooked fishwe ate fish and then repeated the process they Continue Reading
The Crew

Rob

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Rob sailed with me for 5 weeks over July and August 2016. He replied to an ad for crew I put up on gumtree. He and I did a lot of rock climbing in a previous stage of our life, so it was an easy decision to make to Continue Reading
There were 3 pages of non critical jobs festering away in the back of my brain, that needed addressing if I was going to be able to truly relax. So I made the decision a month ago  to go back to Brisbane and cross Continue Reading