Life is getting easier!

We are continuing our northern migration. After a 6 hour sail from Pearl Beach to Swansea on Friday, we had a big day on Saturday: not only did we spend the whole day in shorts and Tshirts, but for the first time ever, we made our own water! 

Up the creek with a paddle!

We have just spent the most relaxing few days in Broken Bay in the company of our dear friend Sue. This is a large inlet 31 miles north of Sydney Harbour. It was discovered and named by James Cook in 1770.  This drowned valley estuary has its origin at the confluence of Pittwater, Brisbane Water and…

Meet up in Broken Bay

We made it to Broken Bay! We had a 35nm sail from Jibbon Beach in gusty but not too scary tail wind and 3 to 4 meter swell – something we probably can do without in future! By early afternoon on Saturday we picked up our friend Sue at Patonga and promptly headed up the…

Back at sea!

After spending 11 days at Batemans Bay Marina we were keen to cover some distance and reach a sheltered, all weather spot before the next northerly blow. So the objective was to avoid the fishing port of Ulladulla, by-pass Jervis Bay, and instead get into the Crookhaven River and anchor at Greenwell Point.

Ready to go again!

It is funny how staying in marinas has never been our thing; they are expensive, they can be noisy and we’d much rather be anchored in the wild! And yet our time at the Batemans Bay Marina has been really pleasant; we each secretly found we were actually enjoying ourselves and finally admitted this to…