Sailing, diving and land safaris from Mackay to Cairns in Queensland, Australia – with no other international tourists. Continue reading G’Day Mates!
The story of our challenging sailing passage from New Zealand to Australia across the notorious Tasman Sea. Continue reading Jumping across ‘The Ditch’
After 18 months stranded in New Zealand we finally get permission and visas to continue our circumnavigation and sail to Australia. Continue reading We’re bound for North Australia
I jolted awake to a loud, wet, sniffy snort in my ear – and it wasn’t Paul. The Thing breathed … Continue reading To sail … or sell?
Cruising the east coast of North Island, New Zealand. Living off the grid, finding deserted anchorages, exploring deserted islands and living a simple life on the sea. Continue reading Simply Cruisin’ and Shootin’ the Breeze
I’ll cut to the chase. We’re stuck – in New Zealand and in mud. In light of the Covid world … Continue reading STUCK … on the other side of the world
A splash is heard from the heads (toilet). Minutes later Paul storms through the saloon with a dripping wet toilet … Continue reading Tales from a floating, self-isolating, escape bubble
A long sharp beak appeared under the fly sheet of our tent, snatched a bag of couscous and dragged it … Continue reading Long lost land legs
North Minerva Reef, South Pacific Saturday 9 November 2019 Overheard on the VHF radio: “Hey, we heard you went diving … Continue reading Baggy Half Way Round the World
A fat, hairy pig scampers through a front garden gate, crosses the road without looking and skids into a water … Continue reading Pigs in Paradise