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…

“Where Great Begins” Published

Our story on the Southern Great Barrier Reef, “Where Great Begins“, has been published by Australian Multihull World in their July/August 2021 edition. As always it is a thrill to see Chris’s writing and photography in this yachting magazine. The article gives our impressions on a range of reefs that are still in good condition,…

Barren Heaven

There is not a lot to do while we wait to be hauled out at Mackay. Yes still waiting, but changes are afoot! More on this in the next post. So let’s go back to a wild and beautiful little bit of heaven: Barren Island, one of the less frequented and more remote islands of…