We have spent 10 days in Port Macquarie, some on a public mooring in front of town, but most of the time up the Hastings River anchored fore and aft in front of our friends Lisa and Waz’s house. Coming to Port Macquarie is like coming home: so welcoming.
Within an hour of sending our article about Sailing the Wild Side to the Yachting Magazine Cruising Helmsman, Editor Phil Ross confirmed he would publish it in the August issue. What a thrill!
When it comes “Destination” articles in sailing magazines, nothing beats a story about off the beaten track wilderness areas. It has appeal to seasoned sailors as well as to those dreaming of future adventures. And the Tasmanian West Coast is one of those destinations that is less travelled, a bit daunting, yet breathtaking.
Yachting Magazine Cruising Helmsman published our article about winter cruising in southern waters in their February 2018 issue. This summarises some of the learnings from the wintry start of our life afloat into 10 tips.
Our life took a momentous turn in July 2017, when we moved on board Take It Easy to start our full time cruising life. We put together a summary of our experience for the yachting magazine Australian Multihull World.
May and June were big months in the yachting press for Take It Easy, with three articles published. It is always a great feeling to see our stories and photographs in print.
When Dynamic Range Editor, Leanne Cole, asked me to put an article together for the March issue of the photography magazine – no pressure, but we need the text before Christmas and the photos soon after – I knew there could only be one thing to do: assemble the best images of the Shy Albatross I…