Cruising Dream VS Reality Published

For years you dream and dream of cruising full time, while using your boat as often as you can, but when you finally give up work and move on board, does the reality measure up to the dream? This article in the January/February 2019 edition of Australian Multihull World shares the ups and downs of…

New Beginnings

A couple of posts ago we dropped our bombshell about hoping to have found a successor to our beloved Take It Easy. Well after the longest two weeks ever we are delighted to announce we are the very proud owners of Anui, a 52ft (15.9m) Crowther with dagger boards.

Confession time!

We have a confession to make. For the past 12 months we have been secretely looking for a successor to Take It Easy. As we settled into our life afloat and confirmed in our mind this is the lifestyle we want to enjoy for many years to come, we started dreaming again! We envisaged what…

Our 2018 Coral Sea Cruise Story is out

For those of you who like to find out about the nitty gritty of our life afloat, our 2018 Coral Sea Cruise story is out. If you can’t set sail on your own boat but are partial to a bit of dreaming, or are gathering ideas for that long awaited voyage, grab a cuppa, relax…

Slip, Slop, Slap!

Some of you will be familiar with the Sun Smart jingle Slip, Slop, Slap – slip on a shirt, slop on sunscreen lotion, slap on a hat. Well sometimes that is not enough and you have to add Singe & Slice!

Change of Pace

Since leaving Bundaberg, or in fact since leaving the Whitsundays, we have been part of a procession of yachts on their southerly journey out of the cyclone zone. We are now in Moreton Bay, in the Brisbane region. It feels like the end of a long holiday, even if for us life afloat continues. It…