Monthly Archives: July 2018

The Hole In The Wall, Really!

  Having enjoyed some of the most comfortable sailing I can remember, the Queensland coast will remain in my memory as a glorious place to sail. We had enjoyed the most gorgeous weather, fabulous wind conditions and truly breathtaking scenery.   On the 11th July we rounded the furthest most Northerly point of Australia, ‘Cape […]

Beautiful Queensland, Shame About the Nasties!

  Sailing up the coast of Queensland has been an absolute joy, it’s possibly one of the most beautiful coastlines I’ve ever seen, with the exception of New Zealand, of course.  I haven’t seen that much of Australia so far, but from what I have seen I’ve been surprised at just how much I like […]

Stranded on Stanley  Nautilus Search, Dinghy Drenching & Much Sighing!

  Monday 9th July 2018 Yesterday Bob, Stuart, Glenn and I undertook a somewhat bumpy dinghy ride across the bay to Stanley island, opposite our anchorage here off Flinders Island.  The beach looked so tempting( the old phrase “the grass is always greener” springs to mind here), and the rocky hillside promised to be an […]

Kuranda

Monday 2nd July 2018 Really, how can you not love train travel, this has to be my favorite form of transport.  If it was possible I would travel everywhere by train. It was Bob’s and my 40th (Ruby) wedding anniversary yesterday, and Bob had booked us into a lovely rainforest lodge for the night, in […]