Life’s a little funny…. Sometimes it feels like we are stuck in this vortex of lethargy and everything is moving in slow motion. It’s the old two steps forward, three steps back dance and at times it seems like we just cannot get ahead. We have had average weather and two weeks of sickness swirling … More Life’s a little funny..
I was lucky enough to have 11 days off work (rubbing it in) to do Airlie Race Week this year. Normally I race on a tenant trimaran called Wildthing, but she is out of action at the moment so when a friend of mine asked me to crew on his mono I was keen. … More Fallen Rigging: Airlie Race Week
We stumbled across this article (http://www.bowdidgemarinedesigns.com/Bowdidge_Marine_Designs_1/About_Us/life%20on%20the%20ocean%20wave.pdf) written by a young cruiser and their experience growing up on a boat which was published in Multihull World. She talks about growing up on the water, doing school by correspondence and having adventures that were unforgettable. Her family sailed up and down the Australian coast and overseas to … More Cruising from a kids perspective
Today we ventured down to Abell Point Marina to check out Notorious, Espain. Notorious is a recreation of a 1480’s caravel owned by Graeme & Felicite Wylie. The boat is an absolute beauty and was researched, designed and constructed by Graeme in a build that took 10 years. She is as close to original as … More A visit to Notorious..
Sorry for the radio silence! You may have wondered what we have been up to lately (and if not I’m going to tell you anyway 🙂 !) Damo has been working on the decks… sanding, grinding, painting, filling, with more sanding and painting to be continued. Once this is complete that will be the last … More What we have been up to lately…