It is always exciting when you do something new and an Outer Reef escapade to Hook and Bait Reefs rates high in our book. In fact this was one of our bucket list items while in this region.
Yes we are still at the Yarra’s Edge Marina, waiting, waiting for our instruments and our engines to arrive! Only one thing to do for a bit of light relief: behave like tourists in Melbourne and meet up with friends.
This is it! We are all set to say au revoir to Docklands and Australia and catch our plane to France.
We were lucky. Just after publishing our last post, we got the go ahead from Yarra’s Edge Marina to moor in the same spot as we were in July, despite the fast flowing river and debris.
After two months of transitioning from life on land to life afloat, we are on our way, feeling a bit frazzled but elated. At long last, Sunday 30 July, we cast off the mooring lines and left behind modern trappings, the city, the noise and the bureaucracy to sail into the future!
One of the attractive things about being moored in the heart of Melbourne is the opportunity to wander along the Docklands and the Yarra River. It can be a very windy place, but spectacular nonetheless in the late afternoon. The winter light is gentle, the buildings impressive, the skies moody and it is a view of…
We are now without house, without car, without fixed address – a slightly unconventional lifestyle! At long last our boat Take It Easy is our home, our mode of transport, our life!