We moved onboard full time New Years last year. We didn’t have any big plans this year as we just wanted to spend time with Cid while he was little and enjoy and witness his milestones. He is now nearly two and we have seen him start to crawl, walk, talk, feed himself, climb, jump, … More A year aboard
We have had a bit going on since our last post. We have just returned from a Whirlwind trip of Victoria. The reason for us travelling to Victoria was for a very unfortunate circumstance, a loss in the family. However; we were able to enjoy spending time with Damon’s Uncles, Aunties, Cousins and meeting their … More A Whirlwind Tour of Victoria
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…
Where in the world have we been? Well not many places really. We decided to take three days to sail from Bowen to Magnetic Island, stopping at Cape Upstart and Cape Bowling Green. This was mainly due to learning that Cid has his limits being underway. 6 hours is generally it, particularly if its a … More Where in the world..
So, we are currently in 1770… that is, the historic Town of Seventeen Seventy. We had always had the rough idea that we would cruise down here on the boat and meet up with our mate Pete for Damon to do some work on his trimaran. 1770 and Pancake Creek were some of our favourite … More a driving cruise..