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?
Indulge in a day trip from Cosenza and explore the intriguing city of Reggio Calabria with me…
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.
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.
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…
Continue reading “Sailing Journey: Building a Boat Part 2”
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.
Continue reading “Sailing Journey: Building a Boat Part 1”
Draped in leathers. Hair flowing in the breeze. Looking very cool. Images of the cult film Easy Rider manifest in my mind. But for me, trials and tribulations are many when learning to ride a motorbike. Continue reading “Trials and Tribulations of Learning to Ride a Motorbike”
Colourful markets. A profusion of fabulous street lights. Free entertaining street performances. Excellent feasts. Celebrating Christmas in Calabria’s Cosenza, what more could you ask for?
Ever heard of Cosenza, Italy’s alluring and undiscovered city in Calabria?