Bengie is 12!

Joyeux Anniversaire Bengie! Our gorgeous girl is 12 years old today. So for her birthday we could not resist putting a post together with twelve of our favourite photos of her. 

Cat Overboard!

We got a Bengal Cat because they are ‘swimmer cats’ renowned for loving water – perfect for life on a boat, right? Well we were somehow short-changed with Bengie the Bengal. She likes water, but at a distance. This might have something to do with her falling overboard in winter as a kitten many years ago…

Bengie’s birthday!

Today is Bengie‘s birthday; she is 11!  She is a very important member of the Take It Easy crew, and we love her dearly. On her special day, we have put her in charge of writing the post!  

Walkies!

Today, Bengie is in charge of writing the post! As you know she is an important crew member on Take It Easy and has been “in training” for our future life afloat. Two of the things we have been working on with her is going for dinghy rides and walking on a leash, so that…

Flat out on Bass Strait

Red sky in the morning at Killiecrankie, sailors’ warning!  Only we got a surprise, not the mean old Bass Strait we know and love, but a sedate, slightly boring, flat as a tack crossing, requiring both engines!  This was our 24th Bass Strait crossing and the most benign of all.