Brisbane to Gold Coast Seaway

We left Brisbane at daybreak, found a 24 hour fulel dock at City Gate Marina, dropped $120 on diesel/petrol and filled our totally empty water tanks. It felt good to be on the move. The longer I was in Brisbane, the more I liked it, but I because simultaneously less and less enaboured of the […]

Yeppoon – Cape Capricorn – Lady Musgrave – 1770 – Bundaberg: the Mothership and T sign on for a week at sea.

After returning from flitting around the globe, the Mothership and T were keen to go and stay with friends of theirs who have a holiday house in Bargara (hi Kaye!)- right near Bundaberg. The Mothership had nana-yearning to see Small DB for her seventh birthday… By the time we were on Middle Percy Island M […]

Hill Inlet

We hoped to spend a couple of days at Hill Inlet – a spot at the back of the famous Whitehaven Beach (one of only seven silica sand beaches in the world) that is generally only accessible by multihulls as the water is very shallow. In some places the water dries out – and we […]

Bowen

Should I ever need to disappear myself from society in general, I could do worse than live on a boat attached to a pile mooring in Bowen. It would set me back $64 a week and I would just have to cope with the occasional cyclone. (All this rests upon the supposition that I would […]

Middle Percy Island

Coconut trees. Actual proper ones, each with a little warning sign on the trunk cautioning potential conks on the head. I’m pretty happy with this being my first experience of a tropical island. (And I’m not really counting Lady Musgrave Island, because it’s more coral than land…) For all the people who know about the […]