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Quickly reeled in another tuna catch but not quick enough! Compared to our fist catch this tuna was a tiddler but it was still a pretty big tuna. It was easier to reel in, particularly as a shark ate half as we reeled in in behind Caree. Proof if any was needed that sharks live […]

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Spinnaker? Two of the heads ails flying wing on wing.

Champagne Sailing Conditions Strong winds blew us northwards to Cairns where we could switch off the engine and still maintain speed needed to sail round Australia quick enough. In fact we had to reef up to try to reduce strain on helm and auto pilot system. Too much wind was activating warning on helm and […]

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View from Chalkies Beach on Haselwood Island.

Three Old Men On A Boat Acting Like Kids! Yeh but it was good fun to get off boat and have a play for a while – TAKING OF WHITE BAY BEACH   We took the beach in a storm of glory! Dug out the drone then went snorkelling Unfortunately lost the snorkelling footage!   Although […]

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Chalkies Beach, Hazelwood Island in the Whitsundays

We moved over from the Whitsunday Island Whitehaven Bay beach anchoring for better protection from the howling wind Haselwood Island White Bay beach much much shorter than Whitehaven beach but it is still beautiful. We stormed White Bay beach in our dinghy! Dug out the drone for some stunning high view pictures then went snorkelling. […]

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Two Aussie’s and a Pomme Set Out To Tackle  Brisbane to Perth The Long Way Round The Saturday night before Gail and Rod treated us to some fantastic Australian hospitality – thanks Rod and Gail!   Gail even baked a wonderful cake which we ate often and soon the delicious cake was finished. A reasonable sized […]

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First Yellow Fin Tuna Catch

With the second cast on our first day of sailing adventure we landed a 40+kg tuna See the video for the catch and caree.id.au for the photo to prove we landed it!  It required three of use to land it so I had to stop filming. Fishing Tips Not sure we have any!   Perhaps the […]

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