Cat People at the Keppels

Having replaced our defunct anchor winch with a brand spanking new one, the shiniest piece of gear on deck, we were keen to put it to work. However there was the small matter of some wild weather, complete with thunder, lightning and heavy rain, which descended on the region. So we opted to spend an…

The Lure of the Reef

  Corals and tropical fish have a wonderful appeal.  Monkey Bay on Great Keppel Island gives a small glimpse of what awaits on the Great Barrier Reef.

Funny looking hump at Humpy Island

With many islands, the Keppel Group is a beautiful playground.  Varied walks, interesting flora and birdlife, superb coral sites where each spot is different, uncrowded anchorages – especially if you dare stray from the official ones noted in the cruising guides – the Keppel Islands really have a lot to offer.  One of these was Humpy…