A lack lustre Ribbon Reef #5

Life on the Ribbon Reefs is going along fine, although the snorkels are lack lustre. We have sunshine, light conditions, a leisurely pace. When not in the water we read, develop photos, snooze, eat, muse at our surroundings. We move every few days and see what we can find.

Milln Reef

Cautious Optimism

Over two weeks have passed since getting back to Cairns from the Coral Sea! Time has flown – a week doing errands and catching up with friends, a week at the Outer Reef which filled us with cautious optimism. So here is what we have been up to.

Chilcott Islet Aerial

Rock & Rolly Chilcott Islet

The wind was still blowing at 15-18 knots when we reached Chilcott Islet, part of the Coringa Group. We selected Chilcott as the more protected anchorage of the two islets in the group, but it was not a comfortable spot, particularly on the first night. However we resisted the temptation to move on straight away…