Last days in the Whitsundays

Most cruising yachts left for their migration south a while ago. Why are we still hanging around so far north at the beginning of November? Because we are booked in at Mackay for the warranty servicing on our Yanmar engines.

Bye bye Cairns

As the start of the official cyclone season is fast approaching, it is time to head south. We are warned that the outlook for summer is for a very wet season with an early onset of cyclones, so we won’t hang around in the tropics for too long. We are making a late departure from…