After spending nearly three weeks working on Anui we finally left The Boat Works on 20 January to start our long awaited shake down cruise to Port Macquarie.
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Our first week of Anui’s ownership has been a mix of lots of work and a little bit of play. First we had the move, which took a few days. Then we turned our attention to maintenance before feeling we could go and have some fun.
Moving boat is like moving house! Lots of packing, lots of cleaning up, the mixed emotions of closing a chapter and beginning a new one. And as with a house move, there is also a change of address!
A couple of posts ago we dropped our bombshell about hoping to have found a successor to our beloved Take It Easy. Well after the longest two weeks ever we are delighted to announce we are the very proud owners of Anui, a 52ft (15.9m) Crowther with dagger boards.
The time has come for us to take the next leap in our sea wanderers’ life. We are sad but excited to offer our distinctive Take It Easy for sale.
We have a confession to make. For the past 12 months we have been secretely looking for a successor to Take It Easy. As we settled into our life afloat and confirmed in our mind this is the lifestyle we want to enjoy for many years to come, we started dreaming again! We envisaged what…
It is maintenance time for Take It Easy and as usual there is always more to do than you thought, it takes longer than you would like and costs more than you planned to spend! Boats are holes in which to throw money and the annual haul out is a particularly scary time.