Into the Broadwater!

The boys have made it across the border into Queensland.  After spending a night at anchor in Byron Bay, they set off early on Monday morning, bound for the Gold Coast Seaway and the Broadwater.  Marine Traffic recorded them at Southport on Monday afternoon, and they anchored at Bums Bay overnight. The Seaway is the…

Hard Yakka!

One look at the MetEye map and you know that the guys have made huge progress northward in 56 hours! They left Bermagui on Wednesday morning, initially motoring, but the engines were turned off later that day as the wind switched to the Southeast.  More fishing of bonitos and whale watching occurred as they inched their…

Winter sailing is a chilly affair!

5.30 am on Monday, Marine Traffic issues an email to announce Take It Easy is leaving the port of Eden!  Wow, early start! Wade is keen to make progress northward, and in light northerly conditions, he is prepared to motor.  So off they go, motor-sailing all the way to the small fishing harbour of Bermagui. …

Winter Solstice Sailing

We wished them fair winds, following seas and starry nights, and that’s what they got for their first 26 hour leg!  They sailed into Eden and decided to stop there rather than try to push on before the Northerly change.  They will be comfortable at anchor overnight, and may try and motor early in the morning…