Yearly Archives: 2020

big tides

By | September 21, 2020

I never thought we’d be saying “let’s get outta here” only after a few days at Great Keppel Island.  But we did! We arrived at GKI after a visit to the Gladstone Marina with AQ, where we provisioned, washed and even did some sight-

fitzroy reef

By | September 11, 2020

After three days at Lady Musgrave we moved on to Fitzroy Reef with AQ.  I have written about Fitzroy a few times so I’m not going to repeat myself other than to remind my readers that there is no coral

musgrave magic

By | September 8, 2020

How lucky are we??!! It’s not Wakatobi, but being here is not such a bad ‘plan b’. We left Fraser Island and the Hervey Bay whales for a few supplies from Burnett Heads before we headed north for the Southern Reef,

whales of hervey bay

By | August 29, 2020

The whale season in Hervey Bay is now! Many humpback whales drop in to Hervey Bay from August to October each year on their way south. Our ‘normal’ cruising season means we are usually further north at this time and while we certainly see whales further north, they do seem to be a bit more… Read More »

strait lines

By | August 25, 2020

Well our journey this year has been anything but a “straight line”!  We’ve navigated so many road blocks and detours along the way, the challenges just keep on coming!

it’s that song again!

By | August 17, 2020

It’s that song again! We have been at Boatworks for four weeks and yes, we had a long list of jobs to do and mostly annual maintenance, but unfortunately the list did grow and two weeks stretched in to four weeks. It was the longest stretch we’d left The Bossa out of the water since… Read More »

phew … we made it!

By | August 3, 2020

We have made it to Queensland, to The Boatworks and finally to The Bossa.  What a crazy time it has been. Our annual March maintenance visit to The Bossa passed us by,along with our planned May departure.