Tag Archives: Winter2017

Brampton Island

We left Goldsmith Island, aiming for Scawfell Island, but the wind dropped out and we diverted to Brampton Island instead. We needed somewhere to hide from a large south easterly wind for a few days – I was glad that the wind had decided the destination for us, because M and I could not. I …

Nara Inlet x 2

From Nara Inlet to Sawmill Bay

Five days in Airlie Beach was enough. M fought the toilet and won – although he was literally sprayed with shit three times during the process. Bella Luna stank like a sewer and the Smalls and I tried to make ourselves scarce. The toilet itself wasn’t the problem. The pipes had gradually built up layers …

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 …