Life tends to snowball for us. We made a spontaneous decision a few weeks ago to drive our car back to the Whitsundays for Damon to do some study. He finally got around to putting his sea-time in for review by MSQ of which it was approved; then looked for courses of which one was … More The snowball effect: study, tickets and delivery trips
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..
Wow, what a big couple of weeks. We have all gotten over the flu slowly, a little bit is still niggling but this didn’t stop us celebrating Cid’s 1st Birthday with a bang! (of course you need two cakes!) The little tacker is now one and moving onto bigger and better things like attempting to … More making progress