Last stop: Holmes Reef West

We had spent the previous three weeks anchored in front of various islets, always with a strip of land however small to hide behind. This time we were sheltered behind a reef wall with only tiny little sand cays that disappear at high tide and tend to shift with the seasons, so are not even…

East Diamond Islet

Our first Coral Sea anchorage and longest stay was at East Diamond Islet. Why do they call it Diamond? Because it is a diamond of an anchorage, and the ocean sparkles like nowhere else we have been. We stayed there for 8 days through calm and not so calm conditions. Here is why.

East Diamond Islet anchorage

Our Coral Sea Adventure

We are back! After a remarkable three weeks adventure in the Coral Sea when we often ran out of superlatives to describe what we were experiencing and seeing, we have a lot to share and have decided to do this over several posts.