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…

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…

Fingal Bay from Yaccaba Head

Springtime in Port Stephens

During weeks of freezing temperatures and demanding sailing weather, we felt that our life afloat was a series of battles with harsh conditions. Our first weeks on board were cold and uncomfortable, and the section from Bittaganbee to Broken Bay was particularly stressful. But springtime is here now, we have reached warmer climes and it…