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…
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”