South via the Southern Reefs

After a week of strong SE spent at Mackay Harbour, the easterlies then northerlies returned, and although only for a little while, it allowed us to make some progress south! But we have one complaint, it is either blowing hard in the wrong direction or not blowing much in the correct one which means more…

Playing Explorers – The Percy Isles

For our third post in the Playing Explorers series, we take you to the mecca for all cruising vessels: The Percy Islands. The Percy’s combine attractive beaches, glorious anchorages and spectacular scenery. They are a favourite stopover point for many passing sailors and we certainly can see why. We spent nearly a week there and…