Homely Port Macquarie

We have spent 10 days in Port Macquarie, some on a public mooring in front of town, but most of the time up the Hastings River anchored fore and aft in front of our friends Lisa and Waz’s house. Coming to Port Macquarie is like coming home: so welcoming.

On Making Our Mark

It is really hard to make your mark when the boat you have acquired is so aligned to your own taste, so close to what you would choose if you had constructed it yourself. How do you to it? Do you need to do it? Who is making a mark on whom?

Pleasures of Land and Sea

There is nothing like spending time with good friends both on land and at sea. Here are a few snippets of our activities over the past few days and lots of photos, so make yourself a cuppa and read on.

Rainbows to Port Macquarie!

After the last anxious sail to Port Stephens, it was a relief to leave the ‘danger zone’ and relax our watch for containers and debris on the way up to Crowdy Head and Port Macquarie.

SW back with a vengeance!

The South Westerlies have returned with a vengeance, which normally would mean it is time for another big downwind run. But they are particularly mean this time! We had Port Macquarie in our sights for the weekend, but it will take a bit longer!

Close Encounters

When it comes to whale watching, we have hit the jackpot. Every single day we have seen several, sometimes at a distance, but at times we have had close encounters. We will never tire of seeing these magnificent creatures.