On Making Our Mark

It is really hard to make your mark when the boat you have acquired is so aligned to your own taste, so close to what you would choose if you had constructed it yourself. How do you to it? Do you need to do it? Who is making a mark on whom?

New Year, New Adventures

What better way to start the new year than by trying new things: sailing on our beautiful Anui, and experimenting with a short video! It is a bit amateurish, but we will refine the filming and editing with practice…  We have uploaded the video to our YouTube channel. It is all new to us, but…

Merry Festive Season

To our followers, friends and family, all our best wishes for a merry festive season. We hope these few days are a joyful time for you all. Spending time with family and doing things you love is precious.

Floating around in Moreton Bay

While waiting for all our medical results to come through, we have been floating around in Moreton Bay, a beautiful bay on the Queensland Coast near Brisbane. It is formed by Moreton Island and North Stradbroke Island on the eastern side and the mainland on the western side. With lots of islands and sandbanks it…

Terrific Tangalooma Weekend

Put four fun loving sailors together on Take It Easy, send them for a swift sail from Manly to Tangalooma on Moreton Island and you get a winning mix: great sailing, interesting wreck snorkeling, nice food and wine, many laughs and stories… We have just spent a terrific weekend with Wade’s cousins Grant and Deb,…

Springtime at Lady Musgrave

If you want to see breeding birds and turtles, if you enjoy snorkeling with a multitude of fish surrounding you, Lady Musgrave is the place to be. This is a busy spot though! The Lady Musgrave coral cay and lagoon are 52nm from Bundaberg and often the first or last stop along the reef yachts…