Cid Harbour’s mixed fame

There is the scenic side of Cid Harbour, particularly when viewed from the summit of Whitsunday Peak, a climb we did a few days ago, and then there is the frightening side of Cid Harbour where two people got mauled by sharks this week.

Outer Reef Escapade

It is always exciting when you do something new and an Outer Reef escapade to Hook and Bait Reefs rates high in our book. In fact this was one of our bucket list items while in this region.

Take It Easy at Butterfly Bay

Mooring Shuffle

We finally left Airlie Beach last Saturday, headed for Stonehaven Anchorage on the northwest shores of Hook Island, in the hope that we would go from there to the outer Reef. The weather however has slowed the pace down a little with stronger south-easterlies than we want to be at an exposed reef. So instead,…

Playing Explorers – Inshore

For the past two weeks, we have been playing explorers! We left North Keppel Island on 3 August, bound for totally new cruising grounds for us. Between Port Clinton and Mackay is a seldom frequented stretch of coast with large inlets and a multitude of offshore islands. Unfortunately, there has been no internet coverage around…