Stories From The Sea:

October 1, 2019

:: CRUISERS NOTES ::

AIRLIE BEACH

WHITSUNDAY ISLANDS

GREAT BARRIER REEF

AUSTRALIA

Airlie Beach is a relaxed sea-side town known as the gateway to the Whitsunday Islands and the Great Barrier Reef.  For cruisers, Airlie is a great stop when traveling north for the season to...

August 25, 2019

This week I (Meggie) celebrated my 50th year around the sun. And I've been pondering!

I would have to say that this past year has solely been the most challenging year of my life. My cancer diagnosis was the big kahuna of unexpected events, and I feel so deeply for anyo...

April 10, 2018

REX SEWING MACHINE - SUPPLEMENTARY MANUAL

Ahoy there!

If you watched our video on the REX sewing machine, you will know that the manual that comes with it is pretty basic.  Luckily we obtained a better manual from a cruising friend - so I have uploaded it here for you to...

November 28, 2017

When '3' is a Charm!

Darren testing the Float Switch for our Bilge Pump

It's been a '3 is a charm' kinda day on board today!


I had just read a blog post where a couple had been enjoying their evening on board.  She was making dinner and he at the chart table when he noti...

November 12, 2017

How to make your Cruising Dollar Go Further...

 Stay our sailing for longer - that's the goal!

We have been asked many times to share how we are able to live this lifestyle in the longer term.

So, there have been lots of articles written about costs of cruising, and the w...

April 17, 2017

Surviving powerful (Cat4) Tropical Cyclone Debbie, by sheltering in the mangroves of The Whitsunday Islands!

Ever heard the old mariners tale, that to survive a Tropical Cyclone you should seek shelter up a creek in the mangroves?     That's what we did.   Here's our st...

March 2, 2017

The Cruising Life - A Woman's Perspective

Recently, I was invited to participate in a questionnaire from a fellow sailor Byn Always of Oh Sail Yes!  She wanted to answers from female cruisers on what their life was actually like.   Do we really spend all day swanning it...

November 29, 2016

Find out how we keep motivated to stay fit whilst Cruising

November 29, 2016

We share ways in which we are Eco Friendly On Board with great all natural products you can make for yourself in a flash!

November 13, 2016

I am often asked how I manage to cook on the boat - and what kitchen gadgets I have on board. I'm not one for having lots of gear, however there are a few items

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