Nearing Wilsons Promontory

Victorian sailing – cold and blowy!

Cold, blowy, at times soggy and gloomy… that is what sailing along the Victorian coast is like at this time of year! Since dropping off our friends Greg & Ann at Phillip Island, we haven’t covered a lot of miles but have experienced all sorts of weather conditions: from fog, to brilliant sunshine, to gale force winds,…

Chrysaora wurlerra

One Four Challenge – May Week 1

May has arrived really quickly, and with it the One Four Challenge.  When our host Robyn Gosby at Captivate Me posted on Monday, I thought “OMG, better get my act into gear!” Truth be known, I have enjoyed the break from photo processing, but have collected plenty of material to play with.  So it is…

Cat Meeting at Waterloo Bay

Easter is generally an opportunity for a small foray into Bass Strait.  With it comes an internet detox: out there there is no phone contact, no email, no internet coverage.  So a series of four posts about our Easter 2016 Cruise will be published on our return.  Here is the first of the series.

Seeking shelter at Refuge Cove

Our Easter cruise continues to be a case of “go where the wind allows”.  With 40kn wind forecast from the SE, we make a move on Tuesday morning at first light.  We had an uncomfortable night rolling in the building swell and listening to the constant loud slaps of wavelets against the hulls.  So it…