Renovating a house is challenging at best. But, how difficult is it to renovate a house in Australia during COVID-19? Stay with me to find out the background in Part 1…Continue reading “Australia: Renovating during COVID-19, Part 1”
Finally, the time is here for the long-haul flight from Italy to Australia, via Singapore.Continue reading “Italy to Australia”
What’s it like being a liveaboard on a sailing boat and for 21 years? This sailing journey chapter wraps-up life as a liveaboard.Continue reading “Sailing Journey: 21 Years a Liveaboard”
Let’s continue the lessons learnt in this Part 2 of the sailing journey series.Continue reading “Sailing Journey: Lessons Learnt, Part 2”
You learn a plethora of lessons and skills when you live on a boat. Especially, when you choose to live aboard for 21 years.Continue reading “Sailing Journey: Lessons Learnt, Part 1”
Selling the home-built SV Naiad – 34′ Bruce Roberts Motor Sailor – is a bittersweet and emotional moment, especially after 20 years as our home.Continue reading “Sailing Journey: Selling SV Naiad”
The sailing journey continues with this chapter landing in New York and ready to buy a bigger boat…Continue reading “Sailing Journey: Buying a Boat in New York”
The sailing journey continues with the revelation that Naiad – our home-built sailing boat and home – isn’t big enough. Gonna need a bigger boat!Continue reading “Sailing Journey: Gonna Need a Bigger Boat!”
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…