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…

Going south, fast!

We spent a week at Mackay waiting for our engine controls to be fixed, which as usual took five days rather than one, but with strong SE blowing, we could not have moved earlier anyway! We took off as soon as the work was completed, and left the marina first thing Saturday, which coincided with…