If you own a boat, then you will inevitably experience slipway woes at some point in your life, as related in this chapter of the sailing journey.
Time is not on our side. This sailing journey chapter continues with the dangers and frustrations of outrunning a cyclone.
This sailing journey chapter sees Naiad (boat) marooned in Townsville for longer than expected, for the gruelling completion of its 6-foot extension.Continue reading “Sailing Journey: Extending the Boat”
Sailing north to Australia’s remote and stunning Lizard Island off far north Queensland’s picturesque coastline…
Dabbling in another chapter of the sailing journey series. This episode takes you on an adventure of fabulous coastal sailing from Townsville to gorgeous Lizard Island in far north Queensland. Lizard is one of my favourite spots.
The sailing journey continues after living in Brisbane for a couple of years and setting sail for some extended cruising to Townsville, far north Queensland.
After 9.5 long years of building the boat, it’s time to start the sailing journey along Australia’s extensive eastern coast from bustling Sydney to calmer Brisbane.
So, what’s it like living aboard an unfinished boat on Sydney Harbour during the late 1980s to early 1990s?Continue reading “Sailing Journey: Liveaboard in Sydney”
This chapter of the sailing journey takes you through the pain and joys of finishing the boat without electricity and using only hand tools, whilst on anchor in Sydney Harbour.Continue reading “Sailing Journey: Completing the Boat in Sydney”
In this chapter of the challenging and fulfilling sailing journey lasting many years, we travel through the trials and tribulations of launching a home-built boat.Continue reading “Sailing Journey: Launching the Boat and Maiden Voyage”
This chapter of the sailing journey building a boat, shares the nitty-gritty, ups and downs, which you can look forward to if you’re thinking of building a boat…
Travellers often ask about my sailing journey, living on a boat for 21 years, and the adventures of building a boat so, this is the first chapter.