Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island

We stopped over for a night on Lord Howe Island when we sailed from Australia to New Zealand in November 2017. Lord Howe Island is a World Heritage listed site and magnificent. We would have liked to stay longer but decided to take advantage of the weather window and...
Jervis Bay

Jervis Bay

We arrived at our Jervis Bay anchorage just as the sun was setting. We looked for the free moorings as listed in Adam Lucas’ guide to NSW but they turned out to be too shallow for us.  We anchored further out from them and had a good holding. Between Bermagui...
Coffs Harbour Storm

Coffs Harbour Storm

Waves picked up the huge blocks on one side of the break-wall and tossed them over onto the marina, causing much damage We arrived in Coffs Harbour Marina just a few days before the storm that caused all the damage. I had committed to work for three months in Coffs...
SV Nichola – the adventure begins

SV Nichola – the adventure begins

Ken takes Nichola off the marina and we begin our adventure We slept on the boat tied up to the York Cove Marina in George Town so that we could get away on the early tide. Sea Eagles witnessed our departure We woke to an amazing day, but with no wind. Sunrise was...