Dangerous sharks or dangerous situations?

Another shark attack has taken place at Cid Harbour in the Whitsundays, at dusk, at the same place where three previous attacks occurred in September (this includes one that was kept quiet). This time the person died. People ask us what we do about sharks, and what we think of these events. So here is…

Cid Harbour’s mixed fame

There is the scenic side of Cid Harbour, particularly when viewed from the summit of Whitsunday Peak, a climb we did a few days ago, and then there is the frightening side of Cid Harbour where two people got mauled by sharks this week.

Sedate Lake Macquarie – or was it?

We had not intended to move inside Lake Macquarie after our provisioning in Swansea, but the change of forecast meant we had time to kill before heading out again.  Local catamaran sailors Phil and Deb Thompson came on board to pick our brains about Tasmania.  It was nice meeting them; they have been following us…