So the captains left me alone on the boat one day with some paint… Cid has always climbed into the void space under our navigation desk / change table in our starboard hull, which has primarily been used for storage of charts, nappies, bags etc. it really was just a messy space that he would … More Making A Cubby on a boat
We recently had the luxury of spending a night with some friends we’d met sailing at their amazing home in Kuranda and attending their daughters 3rd birthday party. Cid loved it. Playing with their girls and the other kids at the party, the endless space, and toys, though he was still more interested in balls and … More Raising a human on a boat
With light winds forecast we seized the opportunity to head to the reef, stopping first at Green Island. We had very little wind on the way over there but just enough to put up our spinnaker (‘monster’) for an hour or so before the wind completely died in the @r$e. We haven’t ever used the … More Green Island, the Cays, Birds and Helicopters…
We spent two weeks in Cairns before driving back to the Whitsundays for a visit and now we’re back! While we were away, we left Ocelot on a private jetty owned by some lovely people for a quarter of the cost of a marina berth. So we decided to stay at home a little longer … More And we’re BACK: Cairns to Airlie and back again..