Our article “The Hull Truth about Buying a Boat” was published in the July edition of yachting magazine Cruising Helmsman. When it comes to buying your yacht, it pays to be thoroughly prepared with just a few facts. The story draws on our experience of buying our fourth vessel in 20 years.
Our article “Reef hopping – the stuff of dreams” is published in Australian Multihull World, just in time for the approaching winter season in the tropics.
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.