Slip, Slop, Slap!

Some of you will be familiar with the Sun Smart jingle Slip, Slop, Slap – slip on a shirt, slop on sunscreen lotion, slap on a hat. Well sometimes that is not enough and you have to add Singe & Slice!

Change of Pace

Since leaving Bundaberg, or in fact since leaving the Whitsundays, we have been part of a procession of yachts on their southerly journey out of the cyclone zone. We are now in Moreton Bay, in the Brisbane region. It feels like the end of a long holiday, even if for us life afloat continues. It…

2017 in Pictures

On this last day of 2017, we take a look back at our twelve favourite images, those that really encapsulated the mood and feel of each month as the year progressed. 

Take It Easy at Yarra's Edge

Back at Yarra’s Edge

We were lucky. Just after publishing our last post, we got the go ahead from Yarra’s Edge Marina to moor in the same spot as we were in July, despite the fast flowing river and debris.

Twelve Days in the Bay

We came into Port Phillip Bay a little over two weeks earlier than expected, thus with time to kill. Port Phillip Bay is huge: 1930 km2 and the shores stretch roughly 264kms. It is actually a port area made up of over 16 bays. Having always moored our boat in the Gippsland Lakes, we have…

How is that Sea Change going?

We have been floating around now for over four months, the longest we have ever been on board non-stop. So how is it going, you ask? Well, it has been a period of adjustment, and probably a bit different to what we expected.